In the last light of the day, E819 passes through Hansrote on the Magnolia Cutoff.
Q217 splits the CPL's at Hansrote, while a fellow railfan looks on.
A pair of GE AC6000CWs, lead a 110 car coal train past the Eastbound CPL and a little used MoW spur in Hansrote, on the Magnolia Cutoff.
CSXT 9042 races down the Magnolia Cutoff in Hansrote, leading the first of two Q370's to be seen during the day.
An eastbound CSX freight charges upgrade towards Randolf Tunnel near Hansrote, WVa.
Ex-Conrail engine, CSXT 7492, leads Q261 and its cut of autoracks west past the Hansrote CPLs.
CSXT 285 leads mty coal train E721 west past the CPL tower at Hansrote.
After having a pull-apart near Greenspring, and tying up the RR for nearly 2 hours, the Q411 is back under way, splitting the silent Sentinels at Doe Gulley, WV, diverging point of the original B&... (more)
Another detour train as a result of teh WLR Derailment, the 9000' X386 is lead by a sister pair of BNSF SD40-2s, caught eastward passing the Hansrote B&O CPL's.
U324 is a Unit Coal Train similar to the T-104 series, where it retains its symbol both loaded and empty. Seen here entering the cut that leads to Stuart Tunnel, a famed Magnolia Cut-Off scene.
U324 is a Unit Coal Train similar to the T-104 series, where it retains its symbol both loaded and empty. Seen here passing the classic B&O Signals at Hansrote, WV, Magnolia Cut-Off.
CSX Q261, while passing the delapitated maintence siding at Hansrote, is dwarfed by the CPL masts and surrounding mountains.