A mine run eases out of Glen Alum Tunnel watching for the icicles that had formed inside of it.
A coal train with BNSF power passes under the old N&W signal bridge at Hull.
Pusher units shove hard to get the train up the steep and narrow Gilbert Branch.
A set of ex-Cons adds a touch of color to the photo as the fall colors are long gone for the year. This train has PPLX cars and is going up the Gilbert Branch to Alpha Natural Resources formally M... (more)
Two SD 60's still in CR paint backs across the trestle over the left fork of Ben Creek on the way to Alpha Natural Resources to load a PPLX coal train.
A unit train moves at a whopping 1/3 m.p.h. as it floodloads coal cars aound the curve at Mingo Logans Mountaineer 1 mine.
NS U22 makes it's way thru Cucumber, WV picking up loaded coal cars along the way. Not far down the grade sits the junction with the Dry Fork Branch at Rift, WV.