A southbound coal train exits Perkins Tunnel on the ex-Clinchfield Railroad.
A southbound unit coal train holds the main at Kermit, VA, awaiting a recrew.
Empties returning north between St Paul and Dante,VA
Manifest Q364 highballs eastbound toward Berea, seen from the US 250 overpass just outside of New London.
Q368 slowly winds it's way towards Cumberland, rumbling along the banks of Wills Creek and knocking down the "Foley" signals.
Couldn't believe I saw four motors pop into frame on an OUC coal train....that doesn't happen much, but I can remember when a quartet of SD40-2/SD45/U30C/C30-7 would have been a "typical Tuesday" ... (more)
No this isn't Emerson on the W&A, its actually in sight distance of downtown Athens on the Abbeville. CSX train Q667 rumbles over the Oconee River at treetop level with a double digit AC44 in the ... (more)
Fourteen minutes! This massive 150 car coal train took a total of fourteen minutes to make his way through the entire gorge at Hawks Nest, shortly after sunset. Notice the rushing water in the rig... (more)
CSX 68 heading west with a string of coal hoppers.
V836, a loaded Somerset coal train, emerges from the shadows of the Terminal Building.