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Copper Creek Viaduct
The massive Copper Creek railroad bridge in Clinchport, Va.
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Photo ID: 417955

The 1989 Santa Claus Special stops briefly on Copper Creek for a few photographers. The two F-units were both ex-Clinchfield units, although the B-unit was first built for the Nashville, Chattanoo... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 118
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 18, 1989


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Dec 16, 2012

Views: 1,893
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Photo ID: 416532

A southbound CSX freight on the old Clinchfield crosses Copper Creek Viaduct at Speers Ferry, Virginia, on October 26, 1990. Two EMD SD50s power the train, led by Seaboard System No. 8539.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SBD 8539
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 26, 1990


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Nov 30, 2012

Views: 2,113
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Photo ID: 415382

The 2009 Santa train eases across Copper Creek on a beautiful fall day.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 8352
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 21, 2009


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Nov 19, 2012

Views: 1,628
Comments: 1

Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 415360

The 70th annual running of the Clinchfield Santa Train creeps across massive Copper Creek trestle situated just South of Clinchport, VA a balmy November evening along this highly scenic section of... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Clinchport, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 8140
Train ID: CSXT P940
Photo Date: November 17, 2012


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By: Samuel Phillips

Added: Nov 19, 2012

Views: 1,861
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Photo ID: 413888

With only a single NS unit to mar the look of the power, the eastbound Belmont Unit Train throttles up as it crosses Copper Creek. At this instant, the train is running on the level, but just past... (more)

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 3292
Train ID: SOU 256
Photo Date: October 25, 1984


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Nov 04, 2012

Views: 2,782
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Photo ID: 404575

Speers Ferry, VA 7/23/12 - Thirty minutes under the massive Copper Creek Viaduct on the former Clinchfield Railroad shows the rotation of the earth, pivtoing around the North Star. One general man... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: none
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 23, 2012


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By: Chris Eads

Added: Jul 27, 2012

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Photo ID: 404574

Speer's Ferry, VA 7/23/12 - With Norfolk Southern's Appalachia District below, CSX hopper train T-141 glides across the massive Copper's Creek Viaduct on the former Clinchfield Railroad. Just ahea... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 791
Train ID: CSX T141
Photo Date: July 23, 2012


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By: Chris Eads

Added: Jul 27, 2012

Views: 6,054
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Favorited: 23

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Photo ID: 398971

A lone AC unit takes empties across Copper Creek and back to the coalfields for a refill.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Clinchport, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 828
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 25, 2012


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By: J.B. Lockard

Added: May 27, 2012

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Photo ID: 398960

A CSX coal train crosses the Copper Creek Viaduct with an AC6000 on the lead.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC6000CW
Location: Clinchport, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 5002
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 25, 2012


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By: J.B. Lockard

Added: May 27, 2012

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Photo ID: 396472

The Norfolk Southern-original-heritage unit, NS 8114, crosses Copper Creek en route from Knoxville to Andover with a mixed freight. CSX's ex-Clinchfield trestle looms behind.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8114
Train ID: NS 387
Photo Date: April 29, 2012


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Apr 29, 2012

Views: 2,946
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Favorited: 34


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Photo ID: 396354

This shot brings back some great memories of an event that will never again happen. Even today, I'm amazed I was a part of it. This scene was taken by my friend Joe Givens. I was on board the trai... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-6-4
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CRR 676
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 21, 1992


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By: Collection of Ron Flanary

Added: Apr 28, 2012

Views: 8,818
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Favorited: 67
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Photo ID: 395727

Back in the day, they still painted railroad bridges. While Copper Creek looks pretty shabby today, in 1964 a trio of EMDs pulls through freight 94 across the freshly silvered structure on a cold ... (more)

Railroad: Clinchfield Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CRR 801
Train ID: CRR 94
Photo Date: February, 1964


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By: Collection of Ron Flanary

Added: Apr 21, 2012

Views: 4,375
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Favorited: 19

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Photo ID: 382020

A pair of ES44AC's bring a loaded coal train across the Copper Creek Viaduct in Clinchport, VA on a hazy morning.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Clinchport, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 25, 2011


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By: Troy Nolen

Added: Nov 23, 2011

Views: 2,547
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Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 381671

Scene looks like a model set-up as the 69th CSX Santa Train slowing passes over the famous steel structure.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-3
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 4025
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 19, 2011


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By: Mike Pierry, Jr.

Added: Nov 20, 2011

Views: 1,822
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Photo ID: 381399

A northbound work train crosses Copper Creek in the evening. The NS (ex-Southern) Appalachia District is in the foreground. You're actually looking down a 1.7 percent grade.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 2505
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 27, 2006


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Nov 17, 2011

Views: 2,983
Comments: 5

Favorited: 24
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