A CSX rail train rolls around the curve of where the old Chapperal Coal Company once stood several years ago along The Big Sandy outside of Pikeville. At one time, this site was owned by former Ke... (more)
Again, we find ourselves deep in the hollows of Bell County, Kentucky along The Straight Creek Branch. Seen here is the Vall Loadout which is a part of Straight Creek Mining. As the story goes lik... (more)
Rear DPU of an empty coal train is seen at the outskirts of Loyall Yard in the last rays of sunlight.
The now abandoned Hamilton loader on The CSX Straight Creek Branch as of 2022. As seen here, the loader is the only thing that still stands without the belt line that once connected the facility. ... (more)
The idled loader at Little Creek along The Left Fork Straight Creek Branch outside of Pineville, Ky.
Rear DPU of a empty hopper train after it rolls under the well known "Bridge To Nowhere" along The Cumberland Valley Subdivision, en route to Loyall Yard on down the line in Harlan Count... (more)
The CSX Executive Special highballs through slant in the community of Starnes along The Clinchfield.
My first catch of 2022.
A loaded train idle's at the far end of The Carr's Fork Branch in the Yellow Creek Community of Vico on a sunny December day in The Eastern Kentucky Coalfields. Don't recall the company name of th... (more)
Run thru power on a Southbound NS manifest as it rolls through Somerset, Kentucky on a sunny fall afternoon. Looks like NS is in some need of extra power at the moment.
What appears to be a newly repainted SD70MAC leads Q694 along The Big Sandy Subdivision. It's really nice to see some of these locos in the lead of actual main line freights once again, especially... (more)
Eastbound manifest rolls through Chattaroy, which is about to enter Williamson Yard just a mile or so ahead.
A loaded CSX coal train rolls through Frisco Yard utilizing NS trackage rights along The Appalachia District.
Passing through Duffield on a sunny fall day.
An empty CSX coal train is approaching the 9th Street crossing before leaving trackage rights of the NS Appy District and regain its home rails of The OCV just moments away.