A heavy coal drag splits the signals as it grinds up Duff Mountain, with a helper on the end in notch eight.
Showing the ravages of time since being built in '89, CSX 7510 idles away at the junction of the Clearfork Branch and the KD main. The unit train was loaded at Kopper Glo the previous day.
Coal drag U258 coasts downhill by a scarred B36-7, as most of the cars are still north of Big Creek Gap.
On a cold and drizzly March day, U258 loads at the Kopper Glo loadout on the Clearfork Branch. A rusty wheeled mty broken down from several weeks prior sits on the siding.
U258 struggles across the scenic Hogcamp Branch trestle as it heads over Duff Mountain, with a helper crew attached to the end 90-some cars back on this chilly December day.
U258 lumbers thru the rugged Hickory Creek gorge and across one of many bridges as it approaches Duff Mountain. The coal drag will need plenty of help from the crew at Chaska to make it over the g... (more)
Southbound coal on a pleasant fall day.