SD40-2's 8016 & 8004 lead Q211 south up the grade through Kennesaw, GA. Just when I thought that the show they put on pulling out of Emerson was good, they managed to top it going through here tha... (more)
Relic's of the Bone Valley. Who says Florida is flat? O842 out of Mosaic Ridgewood - bound for Port Sutton makes its normal afternoon rounds westbound on the Bone Valley Sub near Edison Fla.
While the Bone Valley business has slacked off in recent years, the trains that run tend to have non-GEVO/CW-type power that dominates CSX's roster.
While the Clinch Mountains try and hang on to what little fall colors are left. The friendly crew bring the CSX Santa Train to a crawl almost stopping on the Copper Creek viaduct, for all the rail... (more)
The headend of the 66th annual running of the Santa Train stopped in Dante. Shot from the porch of the Union Baptist Church. This was my first year chasing this train, I am looking forward to next... (more)
With a light snow on the ground the 2008 Santa Claus Special P905-22 heads through the Z29.7 milepost on its way to the next stop at Dante.
2008 Santa Train stopped in downtown St. Paul. Next stop is in Dungannon VA.
The Santa Train at the SE of Boody siding.
Lots going on here! As the Santa Train neared Speers Ferry, the crossing gates on the NS Appalachia District track that crosses under the CSX main were tripped by a NS backhoe doing work on the t... (more)
After the stop at St. Paul, the Santa Train will cruise for about 15 miles through the woods and tight curves on it's way to next stop at Dungannon. Here, the train is about to cross over the Nor... (more)
The Santa Train rolls through Osborne's Curve north of Dungannon, VA
Santa tosses a stuffed animal while others throw Moon Pies at the stop in St. Paul.
The Santa Train passes the Union Baptist Church after a stop at Dante.
The Santa Train crosses the Copper Creek Viaduct as it’s continues south to Kingsport.
Country music singer Kathy Mattea rides this years Santa Train as she tries to get a stuffed animal to the little girl pictured during a stop at Dante.