After just exiting Sandy Ridge Tunnel, The 67th annual Santa Train with the wheel flanges squealing and the smell of brakes, rounds the tight left hand curve to Dante.
The 67th annual Santa Train crosses the Holston River, just minutes away from Santa's arrival in Kingsport, TN
Under the watchful eyes of several CSX employees, the Santa Train passes through the large crowd of people at Fort Blackmore.
The Santa train blowing through McClure, just outside of Fremont. The next is Dante.
The 67th edition of the CSX Santa Train starts across the trestle at Copper Creek.
Rolling Thunder through the morning fog, and the tunnel at Haysi, as the 67th running of the Santa Train prepares for it's stop. It's still early in the trip.
Conductors exchange waves with railfans young and old, as the 67th annual running of the Santa Train departs St. Paul.
A March of Dimes special runs towards Waycross on the Jesup Sub.