Cumberland Mine Railroad SD38-2 1 prepares to lead its train, long-hood forward, back to the mine for another loal of coal. On the trip to the mine, CMYX SD38-2 22 will be the trailing unit on th... (more)
Alicia, PA 7/11/12 - Cumberland Mine Railroad engineer Denny Barrish notches up the throttle on SD-38-2 CMYX 1 and checks the status of the remote control for sister SD-38-2 CMYX 22 that is on the... (more)
Alicia, PA 7/11/12 - Built by U.S. Steel, the Cumberland Mine Railroad is one of the most unique operations in the United States. With 18 miles of isolated track between mine and port, the Cumberl... (more)
2 and a 1/2 hours after we left the mine we arrive back in Kirby for another load PA coal. Due to a recent discovery of Metallurgical coal this line might be seeing a increase in traffic in the ne... (more)
Can you say Sucker hole?? Cumberland mine #1 is on the end of a mine shuttle unloading at the docks in Sigsbee as a very small sucker hole of light opens up.
Cumberland Mine Railroad SD38-2 1 backs away from its train for a rare front-uncoupled shot at the company's barge loading facility on the Monongahela River. This railroad is isolated from any ot... (more)
Despite being completely isolated from the national rail network, the Cumberland Mine's track is very well maintained. This train is taking advantage of that fact, cannon-balling along at about 50... (more)
1 backs its train from the Cumberland Mine into the rotary dumper at the company's barge loading facility on the Mon River. As soon as 1 completes this task, its back to the mine for another train... (more)