VLIX F7 8016, decorated as Clinchfield #800, leads the 75th running of the Clinchfield/CSX Santa Train southbound passing the north end of the siding at Trammel, VA.
Saw some comments where folks were curious why there weren't many shots of #800 in Florida....well GET READY...it's showtime. No special memberships or invites required from here on out. Orlando... (more)
The 75th Anniversary Clinchfield Santa Train operated by CSX and led by special guest locomotives CRR 800 and SCL 2024 masquerading as CRR 3632 cross the famous Copper Creek Trestle.
The immaculately restored Clinchfield 800 leaves St. Paul crossing the Clinch river enroute to deliver more Christmas cheer!
Santa arrives behind to the massive crowds at Kingsport on an EMD led sleigh!
"Clinchfield Extra 800 South, clear South End of Allen, P901-18 out" is what was called as the 75th running of the CSX santa train came into view. Here the train passes old Clinchfield signals and... (more)
Engineer Tony King gracefully guides the Clinchfield Railroad's Santa Train across the Holston River bridge just north of Kingsport, TN, as the 75th running of this landmark train comes to a close... (more)
The triumphant return of Clinchfeild 800 to home rails was a welcomed and highly anticipated event for hundreds of photographers. The EMD product of 1948 was featured leading CSXT's 75th Anniversa... (more)
"Clinchfield 800 South, clear signal at the world famous Copper Creek Trestle. P901, out." -Engineer Tony King's radio transmission as the 75th Clinchfield Santa Train started acr... (more)
75th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train that many said was in no way, shape or form happening with "heritage power" :) Indeed. While this motor was born an F3, it's technically surviving ... (more)
The Santa Train slows for its station stop in Haysi.
Clinchfield 800 south passes under the derelict Wakenva tipple with the 75th running of the Santa Train. This was a truly amazing feat for all involved with CSX, the Southern Appalachia Railway Mu... (more)
The 75th Santa Train is about to cross the Clinch River and plunge into a tunnel directly beneath my feet on its way to Kingsport.