No. 192 begins the journey down the Big Sandy
No. 93 with 4193 passes a stop freight. BS Jct. still had a cabin operator at this time
Westbound Amtrak "Cardinal" train P051-05 with AMTK P42DC #1 on the point and the usual consist of new baggage car, two sleepers, diner, and 3 coaches, slows down to cross the Big Sandy ... (more)
Spring is springing as CSXT 376 sits tied down at the former C&O Depot in Catlettsburg.
With a fresh crew for the night run to Clifton Forge and points east, loads of Bakken crude oil race across the approach to the Big Sandy River bridge in Catlettsburg behind three BNSF units. Typ... (more)
After sitting in the yard in Huntington for the holiday season, the Loram switch grinder is back to work on the Huntington Division. After taking on water at Big Sandy Junction with the assistanc... (more)
Heading down the Big Sandy (eastbound, by timetable direction), UP's 3985 exhibits its makeover as "Clinchfield 676" applied the previous evening at Huntington Shop. UP manager of steam operations... (more)
Eastbound CSX empties diverge at Big Sandy Junction on this beautiful, cold March afternoon.
CSX unit grain train G656-29 sits tied down at the Big Sandy Holdout, aka Floodwall. With 30 minutes of time left, the crew is told to tie the train down, as Russell Yard was full and the tracks ... (more)
With spring evident in the trees near the Marathon office facility (right) CSXT 593 has a manifest in tow headed south.
T360 sits at the Catlettsburg Depot waiting on a crew change.
A Seaboard System unit coal train rolls through Cattlesburg, KY with a pair of SD50's and a Chessie SD40. Seaboard System purchased a lot of new power after their formation, including SD50's and B... (more)
Enroute to Danville, WV CSX train E590 makes his way East with 150 empties for the Coal River Subdivision which is part of CSX's Huntington Division which covers the coal fields of West Virginia.
Was driving along, saw a headlight, whipped the car over to the shoulder, jumped out and grabbed this with no time to spare. The waving engineer and classic C&O signals are pluses in my book!
I was surprised to see this sign back in '96. I understand that the sign is still there, but looking worse for wear and that the classic C&O signals have been replaced.