A southbound unit coal train bound for South Carolina Electric and Gas' plant at Wateree crosses the North Fork of the Holston on the last lap into Kingsport. The train has traveled from its loadi... (more)
Making it's way off of Coal River, westbound loads pass through St. Albans enroute to Russell, KY. Elephant style locomotives are few and far between on branch line jobs, as it makes it hard to ru... (more)
Southbound manifest Q620 finally departs Norwood after picking up 55 cars and approaches Potsdam with two AC4400CW's on the point of this 91 car train.
Eastbound CSX sulphur train glides along the Reusens Dam pond near the Lynchburg City limits with Bedford County two days after the incredible snow event of December 18-19, 2009
Q514 starts the journey to Big Four (Avon) Yard. Q514 reflects on the water, while I reflect on how country-pop got so crappy in the last few years. Check out Cross Canadian Ragweed, Lucero or D... (more)
Q364 running the section of the CSX Short Line that is parallel to, and only a few yards from, Depot Street in Berea, Ohio
In the last light of the day, E819 passes through Hansrote on the Magnolia Cutoff.
Old and new signals guide an empty coal drag south through the Marion diamonds.
A northbound leaves the switchback and heads toward the 6,244 foot tunnel through Cumberland Mountain that will take it into Kentucky.
A coal train awaits it's next assignment from the Peach Creek Yard. This yard is the heart of mountain RRing in Southern WV.
It's only day one of the Clinchfield curfew and trains are already backing up. NB U352 passes NB U356-29 waiting in the hole for tracktime on the KD south of Corbin.
A northbound unit train rolls downgrade along the Cumberland River at Tejay on the CV Sub. Once the site of a branchline to a large mine, time has erased all signs of the former ROW and old minin... (more)
CSX crossing the Emory River Bridge.
A CSX loaded coal train bound for TVA Kingston crossing the Emory River.