Loaded coal for Brice, NC pulls from a stop at the South end of Towers siding in the Breaks Interstate Gorge on the route of the former Clinchfield. A very brief pocket of light opened up just in ... (more)
A very late Q693 exits Tunnel No. 29 at Speers Ferry with a somewhat rare SD70MAC leading the 880ft. long train. It's sad that we've gotten to the point of getting excited to see a MAC leading but... (more)
The 77th edition of the Santa Train crosses the famed Copper Creek viaduct in Clinchport, Virginia. Although much of the day featured downpours as the one seen here, the Christmas spirit was alive... (more)
A steady rain soaks the rolling Virginia hills as the 2019 Clinchfield Santa Train passes Osborne's Curve on the north side of Dungannon.
Clinchfield RR passenger car No. 100 passes the iconic location at Trammell as it prepares to enter the dark confines of Sandy Ridge Tunnel. Santa and other folks on the 100's rear platform give a... (more)
Getting an over/under shot anywhere is a tough task in itself but in the coalfields, its almost impossible. At Speers Ferry, VA, the NS Appalachia District (bottom) and the CSXT Kingsport Subdivis... (more)
T090 South with 45 coal loads for Eastman skies across the North Fork of the Holston River on it's final stretch into Kingsport. After dropping off their cut in Kingsport they'll return back to Lo... (more)
Southbound coal bucket N313 skies across Copper Creek Trestle during a heavy rain shower on the former Clinchfield. The rain is a welcoming sight due to drought conditions across the entire Southe... (more)
T342 rounds the curve out of Clinch Mountain Tunnel passing the signals at NE Kermit in early morning sunlight.
F769 passes a stopped scrubber stone train on their way back into Kingsport Yard after completing their work for the day.
W684-27 for Loyall takes the connection at Frisco, coming off of the Clinchfield main onto the NS Appalachia District for their run to Big Stone Gap.
NS T08 crosses the North Fork Holston River coming into Kingsport, with a pair of SD40-2's leading Eastman coal loads.
The sun pokes through the thick Virginia fog as K446 crosses the Copper Creek Viaduct.
F769-24, with a pushed in numberboard from whacking a tree at Fordtown, exits the tunnel at Colonial Heights on their way back to Kingsport.
Fresh out of Huntington, 911 and 1776 race through the valley at Unicoi, TN on the former Clinchfield Railroad on point of southbound manifest Q693 as the last of the morning fog clings to the to... (more)