The 73rd running of the Clinchfield Santa Train rolls over the McClure River after making its brief stop at Clinchco.
Christmas Before Thanksgiving
As darkness begin to fades in the hollars of Appalachia Coal Country on this cold late November morning, we catch CSX P907-21 crossing over the Russe... (more)
The Santa Train crosses the Holston River in the beautiful late evening sun after a day of delivering gifts to folks throughout Appalachia.
The 73rd running of the Santa Train passes Union Baptist Church in Dante on a gorgeous morning in the heart of Appalachia. With the future of this time honored tradition unknown, it was befitting ... (more)
The Santa Train makes its way through the small Russell county town of Dante, past the Union Baptist Church as it prepares for another stop.
The 71st annual running of the Santa Train rolls into Fort Blackmore, greeting an unusually small crowd for this stop.
Having just passed through West Van Bibber interlocking, P907 is east on the Philly Sub single main, deadheading to Port Newark, NJ.
The 2012 CSX Santa Train rolls through Boody at track speed, en route to St. Paul. Nikon D700, Nikon 14-24 f/2.8
Although it arrived by train this little girl gets her gift via "air mail" at the Santa Trains 2012 stop at Kermit, Va.
Gift-tossing completed in St Paul, the 70th CSX Santa Train departs to maintain schedule. Next stop: Dungannon.
The Santa Train prepares for its stop at Dante. Nikon D700 Nikon 70-200 f/2.8
The 70th annual running of the Santa Train. Stopped at the CSX/NS interchange. In the small town of St Paul. Nikon D700 Nikon 14-24 f/2.8
CSX's yearly 'Santa Train.' The train makes stops in each town to throw presents from the rear platform of the train. The train is sponsored by Food City, CSX, and Kingsport Area Chamber of Commer... (more)
Departing the City of St. Paul, CSX's 2012 Santa Train continues its journey south on the Clinchfield to Kingsport, with remaining stops at Dungannon, Ft. Blackmore, Kermit, and Waycross.
The 70th running of the Santa Train crosses Pool Point Bridge with SD40-2 8140 leading.