Q137 heads West leaving downtown Pittsburgh, PA behind in the background as the sun rises over the Steel City.
A CSX coal train, running on NS trackage rights between Big Stone Gap, Va. and Frisco, Tenn., rolls through Irondale, located a short distance east of Big Stone Gap.
The rear helper on this eastbound CSX coal train rolls over Stock Creek and by a bucolic rural barn on its journey over NS trackage rights between Big Stone Gap, VA and Frisco, TN.
The First Church of Kudzu: The rear helpers on this eastbound CSX coal train are passing the church at Sunbright (a.k.a. Horton's Summit) at the crest of the hill out of Duffield. While kudzu has ... (more)
CSXT 491 leads mty coal train E819 west, past the CPL tower guarding the east portal of Carothers Tunnel.
A huge junkyard flanks CSX's Mon Sub near the McKeesport - Glassport border.
Streteched around a graceful bend of the Monongahela, empty hoppers roll by a scrapyard near the Glenwood Bridge. This area has changed in recent years, a tank farm between the tracks and river w... (more)
491 leans into the tight curve north bound at Huntdale.
Empties head north along the Toe River.
Empty hoppers head north through a curve along the Toe River.
Traffic on Hwy. 197 shares the gorge with a northbound train of empty hoppers.
NS 683 heads for the coal fields as it crosses the ex-Reading Bridge in Harrisburg on a warm spring afternoon. The remaining piers of the uncompleted South Penn RR Bridge are
visible in the fore... (more)
Coal loads south