The 602 had been on the property for over a year performing road testing but also spent a good bit of time in the shop for program work. On this day it was used to double a coal train together for... (more)
CSX eastbound coal train U822 climbs out of the hole as it reaches the top of Cranberry Grade on the ex-B&O West End.
An eastbound coal train starts its climb up Newbug Grade on the B&O's West End.
At 2,628 feet, I believe this is the highest point on the CSX system. U822's head end is a few car lengths past the Summit of the Alleghenies marker.
A coal train bound for the docks in Baltimore rounds a sweeping curve just outside of Oakland.
New signals have been installed at several locations along the Mountain Sub, but CPLs still govern the line at Corinth.
Smoke flies as U822 accelerates towards a tough battle with gravity on Cranberry Grade.
SD80MACs CSXT 812 and 805 lead a coal train across the Potomac River. The river is running very high and swift due to the recent rainfall and snow melt. The lower town of Harpers Ferry can be seen... (more)
SD80MACs CSXT 812 and 805 lead a coal train past the newly restored Harpers Ferry station and on to the bridge over the Potomac River.
A pair of SD80MACs CSXT 812 and 805 are seconds away from entering the west portal of the Harpers Ferry tunnel. The tracks to the left are the Shenandoah Sub.
U822 cruising through Brunswick on its way to Point of Rocks to wait for his helper before it attacks the OML. Canon EOS 10D w/ 24mm F/2.8 lens. 1/500 sec @ F/8.
Eastbound coal drag cresting the summit of Briery Mountain with 81 loaded coal cars and two additional ACs shoving on the rear.
Loaded eastbound coal train at Lander (High Rock).
A loaded U822 crosses high above Pleasant Creek on CSX's Cowen Sub.
Two SD70MAC's shove an eastbound coal train through the snow at Tunnelton