The northbound deadhead move of CSX's annual Santa Train eases into the south end of Erwin Yard on a rainy morning after a nocturnal run up the Blue Ridge Subdivision from Spartanburg.
The northbound deadhead move of CSX's annual Santa Train rolls through Unaka Springs on a rainy morning after a nocturnal run up the Blue Ridge Subdivision from Spartanburg. The trailing SD40-2 (8... (more)
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.
With all his helpers inside the warm coach, Santa braves the wind and cold to wave goodbye and wish Merry Christmas to all at Clinchco until next year.
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
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.
A large crowd with people from all walks of life gather in Fort Blackmore waiting on the gifts to be thrown off the back of the train by Santa.
The 66th running of the Santa Train running through Boody, on its way to downtown St. Paul VA.
The 66th annual Santa Train, P90522, slowly crawls across CSX's Copper Creek Viaduct while Norfolk Southern's former Southern Railway trackage cuts and winds it's way through the hillside below.