The 80th CSX Santa train pulls into FT. Blackmore, VA on the perfect afternoon of November 19th, 2022. The train operates every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving between Shelbiana, KY and ... (more)
The 80th Annual Santa Train disappears into a tunnel complete with a wave from Kris Kringle. The train is just moments away from its stop in Haysi, VA and is already slowing down.
The 80th Annual Santa Train crosses a trestle moments after departing its stop at Clinchco, VA in some morning golden hour light. The train is led by CSX's 3 executive FP-40H-2s numbers 1, 3, and... (more)
NS high priority intermodal 217 charges up the Christiansburg grade at Shawsville, VA with a trio of Dash 9s doing the honors.
NS train 19M struggles up the grade on main track one at Shawsville, VA. There was a snowfall the previous night, leaving a beautiful winter wonderland landscape.
NS train 393 passes Shawsville, VA with the Conrail Heritage Unit leading the way on a beautiful day where the paint of the locomotive almost matches the sky.
NS intermodal train 279 tackles the grade at Shawsville, VA while catching some of the last little bit of evening light.
Amtrak 130, which wears a Phase ll heritage scheme, hauls the northbound Crescent towards a station stop in Danville, VA.
Amtrak train 66 has just departed Roanoke, VA and is speeding through the rainy Blue Ridge mountains in Webster, VA. The lead engine is one of the 50th Anniversary units for Amtrak, and it sports... (more)
Amtrak train 156 speeds under the Blue Ridge Parkway on an absolutely beautiful morning.
NS 22A tackles the steep Christiansburg Grade at Shawsville, VA with a BNSF rebuild in second position and a BNSF "Fakebonnet" trailing third.
An eastbound coal drag travels eastbound though the small community of Alderson, WV on a fiery golden hour evening in early April of 2021.
A westbound coal train battles the Christiansburg grade at Shawsville, VA in some beautiful evening light. This was a bit of a rare sight as coal trains usually only run with two motors on the he... (more)
77A empty coal hoppers passes Shawsville with a glossy brand new AC44C6M leading the way.
A short NS 22A passes Shawsville, VA in some beautiful golden hour light.