Eastbound CSX coal throttles up for the last hill before the rear helpers cut off at Watkins.
Copper Creek---before the trees along the Clinch River blocked the view of the lower bridge (which was also wooden in 1966).
A McCloud train begins another climb at Speers Ferry as the CSX Copper Creek Viaduct looms in the background.
NS 78T rumbles eastbound across the lower Copper Creek crossing at Clinchport on a beautiful September afternoon.
Northbound passenger special with Clinchfield's last four F-units in command. Gosh...has this been THAT long ago?
Two CSX AC4400s lead a southbound loaded coal train across the Copper Creek Viaduct on a nice, early spring evening. After a mild winter, the greens are slowly starting to appear back on the trees... (more)
A southbound works across Copper Creek, surrounded by the fresh, light green foliage of a new spring.
63rd Running of CSX (Clinchfield) Santa Claus Special crossing Copper Creek.
Northbound NS SMEX mtys behind UP power, shot from the seldom photographed east side of Copper Creek Viaduct.
A southbound NS coal train using overhead (!) trackage rights on CSX, crosses Copper Creek en route to Heffer's Heaven, Tennessee
Herzog ballast empties have finished their dumping duties near Frisco and return north for another load.
With the waters of the Clinch River flowing downstream in the foreground, CSX Q697 rolls northbound across the Copper Creek Viaduct at Clinchport.
A southbound load coal train rolls over Copper Creek Viaduct
Northbound Q697 rolls over Copper Creek Viaduct