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Copper Creek Viaduct
The massive Copper Creek railroad bridge in Clinchport, Va.
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Photo ID: 507680

A father and his two young sons get a unique perspective look at the passage of the 72nd CSX Santa Train.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-3
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSX 4047
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 22, 2014


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By: Mike Pierry, Jr.

Added: Nov 22, 2014

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Photo ID: 507660

The 72nd annual running the CSX Santa Train, crosses the Copper Creek Viaduct; which was constructed in 1907 by the Clinchfield Railroad.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-3
Location: Clinchport, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 4047
Train ID: CSX P913
Photo Date: November 22, 2014


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By: Wayne Stumbo

Added: Nov 22, 2014

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Photo ID: 504912

A southbound CSX grain trains fly's high on the Copper Creek Viaduct as the shadows begin to slowly creep up on the edge of the Viaduct

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE C44-8W (Dash 8-44CW)
Location: Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 02, 2014


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By: Tyler Hardin

Added: Nov 03, 2014

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Photo ID: 500191

The trees are budding out nicely on the afternoon of this April day in 1997. NS 9020 and two EMD assistants are about to do battle with a long stretch of grade that will reach 2 percent before the... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9020
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1997


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Sep 30, 2014

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Photo ID: 499530

Three CSX pusher units are at full throttle behind the Chessie System cab as this unit coal train crosses Copper Creek on NS trackage. At this point, the entire train is stretched out on the ascen... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: Various
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 07, 1988


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Sep 25, 2014

Views: 3,387
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Photo ID: 497754

With the bright colors of fall again approaching, here's something from 24 years ago. This October 1990 shot of the former Clinchfield Copper Creek Viaduct at Speers Ferry, VA was shot from the US... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1990


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Sep 13, 2014

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Photo ID: 496207

A westbound CSX hopper train running on NS trackage hits the bottom of the long 1.7 percent grade as it crosses Copper Creek--literally in the shadow of the more imposing ex-Clinchfield structure.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE C30-7
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 7058
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 12, 1987


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Sep 02, 2014

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Photo ID: 495327

An unlikely trio of units brings a northbound NRHS excursion over the Copper Creek Viaduct at Speers Ferry. The lead unit is a privately-owned F7A, painted in ACL purple and silver and lettered fo... (more)

Railroad: Charleston and Western Carolina
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CWC 901
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November, 1984


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Aug 26, 2014

Views: 5,424
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Photo ID: 495263

The "final four" Seaboard System F-units hustle southbound with an NRHA special across the big trestle at Copper Creek.

Railroad: Seaboard System
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SBD 116
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 12, 1986


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Aug 26, 2014

Views: 3,052
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Photo ID: 494845

The red bud is blooming in this portrait of a northbound NRHS special crossing the former Clinchfield Railroad Copper Creek Viaduct. The propulsion chores are handled today by the "Final Four... (more)

Railroad: Seaboard System
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SBD 118
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 12, 1986


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Aug 23, 2014

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Photo ID: 494109

The Belmont Unit train, number 256, throttles up at Copper Creek, Va. After rolling either downgrade on on level track for the last five or six miles, the bridge marks a sharp vertical curve into ... (more)

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SOU 3292
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 25, 1984


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Aug 17, 2014

Views: 4,795
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Photo ID: 490602

CN 2154 and 2157 lead a southbound CSX freight over Copper Creek trestle near Clinchport, VA. The lower bridge is Norfolk Southern's.

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: GE C40-8W (Dash 8-40CW)
Location: Clinchport, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CN 2154
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 12, 2014


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Jul 21, 2014

Views: 2,078
Comments: 1

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Photo ID: 490396

A southbound unit coal train soars over Copper Creek, as viewed from the NS line below.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD SD70MAC
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 703
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 2000


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Jul 20, 2014

Views: 2,157
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Photo ID: 489214

A northbound NS empty unit coal train with UP power crosses CSX's Copper Creek Viaduct in the early morning fog. This view is from the rarely photographed east side.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: UP 4912
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 15, 2005


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Jul 12, 2014

Views: 1,473
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Photo ID: 485917

Returning from a trip to Tennessee today, my wife and I passed under the former Clinchfield bridge at Speers Ferry just as a northbound empty rail train passed overhead. I didn't have my camera, b... (more)

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: EMD RDSLUG/RDMATE
Location: Speers Ferry, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 2342
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 16, 2014


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Jun 16, 2014

Views: 1,575
Comments: 0

Favorited: 3
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