V634 rolls east on clear signals, crossing the icy waters of the Cacapon River. Things got a little more complicated east of here, when the Low Grade over North Mountain was blocked by a stopped ... (more)
The Blizzard of 09
Wearing GE builder number 49544, and having rolled out of Erie in December of 1996, CSX CW44AC 256 leads a coal train out of the Cumberland Terminal. The train loaded at Bailey Mine on the former ... (more)
Fall colors on Sand Patch, what a combo
After struggling to reach the summit at Hobbs, coal drag V634 starts rolling downhill at Shen all the way to Brunswick MD.
V634's power has crossed over in McKeesport and is seen backing towards his train. Run-around moves like this are required for eastbound coal trains from the Mon Branch.
On the longest days of the year just after sunrise the sun just barely swings around to the northside of HO Tower. A predawn awakening and drive was rewarded with a pair of flared SD70MAC's leadin... (more)
Morning sun hits an ACe leader on Track 3 with a load of coal waiting on a crew to finish the journey to Benning Yard in Washington DC.
A coal train from the Mon Branch leaves P&LE rails for the B&O, kicking off a very busy afternoon on CSX's Pittsburgh Sub.
CSX 806 and 805 bring coal train V634 down Sandpatch grade at Foley Overlook.
Eastbound V634, with a load of coal, is about to pass the Hobbs signal. About two more miles to Shenandoah Junction, "SHEN".
Waiting for a crew to head east from Brunswick
V634 sits at MP76 in Brunswick waiting for a new crew as the sun sets over the hill. Canon EOS 10D w/ 300mm F/4L IS lens. 1/200 sec. @ F/4.
CSX coal train V634 glides through "Spring House Curve", east of Duffields, WV.
Canon EOS Digital Rebel 18-55mm USM lens