Crossing U.S. Highway 23, CSX helpers shove hard on a coal train at Speers Ferry, Virginia, on May 12, 2014.
A cloudy and dreary day sets the mood as a eastbound coal train passes under the old signals on there last day of operation. In less then 24 hours they would be gone and the scene will at Cotton H... (more)
Two trains wait to make their way up the old B&O now A&O on the way to Grafton, WV where they will be interchanged back to CSX
CSX general manifest train Q302 (Russell, KY to Richmond, VA) is stopped, waiting to enter and work Sandy Hook Yard at 8:15 am. Behind the locomotives, is a large cut of empty woodchip hoppers fro... (more)
Less than three months old, GE ES44AC No. 3118 in CSX's boxcar logo leads an empty coal train toward the coalfields of Danville, passing Milepost 1 at CP Indian on CSX's Coal River Subdivision.
Upgrade and framed between the westbound absolute signal for WS Cabin, eastbound coal loads struggle up Alleghany grade in the evening's fading light. While only miles from the summit of the Alleg... (more)
The old signals at mile post 338 known as Boiler House are just dumped in a pile waiting to be taken to the scrap yard. Just 48 hours earlier and those intermediate signals would have been control... (more)
the M&K helper pushes against 80 Eastbound loads at Kingwood Tunnel near the top of Newburg Grade.
Empty coal hoppers head to Clifton Forge via Buckingham Branch, this time with a nice snowfall taking place.
Two GE's are navigating the constant sharp turns that are a trademark of the former NF&G RR, which was little more than a paper railroad jointly controlled by the NYC and C&O.
CSX 778 holds at Brooks waiting for the New River Train to head west out of Hinton.
Richmond bound, CSX T239 has just been recrewed in Clifton Forge and is beginning its slow departure east, toward JD Cabin. The first significant snowfall of the 2011-2012 winter season has left a... (more)