A CSX coal train has reached the top of the Hagans Switchback and proceeds toward Big Stone Gap.
A southbound unit coal train rolls out of Hagans Tunnel. The train will have to negotiate Hagans Switchback before it can continue its journey.
An autorack with a surprising ex-B&O leader passes the northbound Color Position Light signal, also of B&O origin, on a gorgeous winter day.
Rolling along the former C&O, rack train Q241 passes the C&O signal masts just south of Bradner on a warm winter morning.
CSX Q216 rounds the bend into BF 303on the CSX Pittsburgh Subdivision with SD50-2 #8593 leading the way.
A southbound unit coal train powers out of Hagans Tunnel, linking Kentucky with Virginia. Ahead is the switchback, which will consume about 45 minutes to negotiate.
A typical summer morning scene in rural West Michigan.
8593 slowly rolls past a rarity on the W&LE's Rook Sub - an active passing siding.
A long trip across Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio has come to a halt for this detouring CSX rack train. The crew has outlawed and the train is stopped on the W&LE main, awaiting a new crew... (more)
A westbound CSX detour move has just popped out of the W&LE's Fellows Tunnel and is now crossing high above a small creek. This scenic area of Eastern Ohio reminds me (a little bit) of the Pokey.
This CSX train is only one mile away from its normal route, but it won't regain home rails until northern Ohio. If the West End Branch (low bridge) were still in service, the train could access t... (more)
Whenever CSX has a major derailment in Western Pennsylvania, it's likely they'll reroute one or two trains over the W&LE.
Autoracks on the W&LE? This westbound CSX rack train is detouring over the Wheeling due to a derailment on the Keystone Sub.
Empty military flats headed to Fort Drum.