CSX SD70ACe #4836 leads westbound train V65323 past the Klockner Pentaplast plant in Gordonsville, VA.
V653 seen here at the apex of the Cranberry Grade. At Run 8 and nearly walking pace, you could hear this train coming for 5 mins
The M&K helpers are almost done getting V653 over the hill, but its anything but an easy finish. The 2.84% grade of the Cranberry Grade has slowed the train to almost a walking pace. It will take ... (more)
After a brief stop to add helpers, V653 is ready to begin its trek up the Newburg grade. It will be 40 miles until the helper's work is done.