CSX Q316 eases across the Cheat River at M&K Jct before attacking the tortuous Cranberry Grade to Terra Alta
Brakeshoe smoke! (Fr. Dale Peterka photographing the action by the station)
Brakeshoe smoke from descending Cheat River grade
Just after dusk, a three-unit helper set awaits its next call to duty at M&K Junction
A big MAC and a toaster rest at M&K Junction on a day that started off foggy and gray but ended with brilliant sunshine.
594 crosses the Cheat as he gets ready to depart for Whitetail Mine, a relatively new loadout on the West End.
8555 with nice five-chimes leads a huge lashup of slop power on Cumberland-Cincinnatti Q317.
E747 slows down to work Rowleburg yard on its way west. It's good to see the yard full of hoppers again, even though the M&K branch has been severed.
788 crosses the Cheat River with two cars as he works Rowlesburg yard.
Q 316 had to set off its rear two AC44's for helper power in Rowelsburg.
Lite power at the old B&O engine terminal in Rowlesburg.
In a cloud of brake smoke, eastbound coal train stops to add helpers before heading toward Cumberland
Two AC4400's shove on the rear of Q316 as it climbs Cranberry Grade