CSX SD40-3 4047 tied down with a ballast train in the Plant City siding.
A long way up for the Santa Train.
As usual, a large crowd gathered to greet the 72nd CSX Santa Train in the small historic town of Dante. Also on hand was Worlds Miss Virginia Tourism 2015.
2014's SCS passes under a old coal tipple at Roaring Fork near Wakenva, Virginia.
The Santa Train is arriving a few minutes ahead of schedule and will make a gift-tossing stop in this small SW Virginia community.
The CSX Santa Train picks up speed after having stopped to let Santa and helpers distribute gifts.
The 72nd CSX Santa Train is but a few miles north of the next gift-tossing stop at St Paul and is running slightly ahead of the published schedule.
A father and his two young sons get a unique perspective look at the passage of the 72nd CSX Santa Train.