Named after a nearby coal mine, Wakenva is the site of a defect detector and that’s it. Nearby and down in the holler is beautiful downtown Trammel, not to be missed if you’re in the area.
Clinchfield 800 south passes under the derelict Wakenva tipple with the 75th running of the Santa Train. This was a truly amazing feat for all involved with CSX, the Southern Appalachia Railway Mu... (more)
Clinchfield F7Au 800 leads the historic 75th annual Santa Train under the abandoned tipple at Wakenva, VA on the former CRR North End. Thanks to everyone who made it possible to see this immaculat... (more)
The 74th annual CSX Santa Train passes under the Roaring Fork Tipple at Wakenva, VA deep in the heart of the CLINCHFIELD.
The 74th annual CSX Santa train passes under the Roaring Fork Tipple in a misting rain.
CSX 477 5111 on coal train T481, at Wakenva, VA 5/10/2008
2014's SCS passes under a old coal tipple at Roaring Fork near Wakenva, Virginia.
Don't see many of these anymore stretched over a mainline railroad, as seen here over former Clinchfield rails. CSX 849 glides some MTY's downgrade under the idled Roaring Fork Tipple. However, it... (more)
Santa Train 2009 snakes around the tight elevated curve at Wakenva.
Santa gives a wave as the Santa Train enters one of the many tunnels along the line.
Union Pacific CHallenger No.3985 is disguised as Clinchfield 676 for the 50th Annual Santa Claus train