CSX train N789-12 has reached the top of CSX’s Mountain Subdivision and is on its way to soon reach the 17 Mile Grade to begin its descent towards Keyser after another small ascent at Altamont.
As the snow is falling, train N760 is starting its long journey bound to South Carolina, the train has 110 loads of coal with two units on the rear as pushers to make the steep grades. This locati... (more)
Q316 eastbound on the Short line sub.
As a snow storm approaches and temperatures are in the high 20’s, Q316 is eastbound on the Short line Sub.
Coming off the Haywood IT onto the Shortline sub main, train B816-13 is the second crew on a coal loading from the Harrison County Coal mine. The train is pulling 115 loads of coal bound for the P... (more)
Westbound crossing over the U.S. Route 50 over pass, N760 is slowly starting to make its way down the grade after detaching the manned helper that is no longer needed to continue west.
Westbound loads bound for Brice North Carolina pause the traffic rush in Bridgeport.
Westbound loads bound for Brice North Carolina glide down grade around the curves in Simpson Passing over the Halfway road crossing.
A small derailment that crashed into the CSX power at Sentinel mine leaves most important no injuries, however some track damage and damage to the Locomotive. It appears a car had picked the switc... (more)
A CSX auto rack train pounds the diamonds in Marion just after a Southbound NS train cleared.
Q316 eastbound at Dawson.
Q316 eastbound at Clarksburg.
Passing over the B&O built bridge that crosses over U.S. Route 50, Q316 is eastbound pulling hard on the Grade past the J Tower Signal.
It is now 2021 and the B&O station and hotel have seen better days. Built in the early 1900’s, the hotel was used by train crews to take rest before coming back to take another train. Amtrak once ... (more)