CSXT's K45714 works it's way southbound over the rolling hills of Piedmont, SC on the old Piedmont & Northern where the crew is about to hand off to the Greenville & Western in Pelzer, SC.
There are still places where money is earned by adding value, a radical concept alive and well here, as yet another southbound coal trains threads it way through thriving industry.
An eastbound, one-unit-wonder manifest rolls through quiet Greenup, KY, and under a former C&O signal bridge, bound for the classification yard at Russell
This MTY coal train waits in the yard. It is to load at Buffalo Creek later after the curfew is lifted.
Northbound CSX empty hopper train leaving Erwin, TN.
Early morning silence is broken by the 1st coal drag of the day making the annual pilgrimage to Dante, Va.
#78 leads an empty coal train south through Fostoria on a warm September afternoon.
Engineer Zuna holds 3 CSX AC44's and over 80 hoppers, westbound, to a speed of 25mph as the train enters a work authority at Harpers Ferry.
CSXT AC4400CW #78 idles in Rochester Yard next to an old Conrail caboose.
Two identical AC4400CW's from different railroads meet in Rochester on a cold January night.