Hurry up and wait.
Trains were running infrequently and very slow down Sandpatch Grade today, presumably due to another derailment in Hyndman. Eastbounds were running on the westbound track a... (more)
NS 349 rolls south through Thomasville with a CSX AC44 leading a CREX ES44AC.
CSXT 486 is eastbound with a branch stuck in its long hood.
CSX AC4400 486 leading an empty coal train on trackage rights over the NS Appalachia District in Tito, VA
Enroute to CSX's Russell Yard in Russell, KY, CSX train G879 makes his way West through St. Albans over the Coal River trestle.
KEEP LEFT OF TRACKS... But I choose to keep on the 'right' side of the tracks so I could get my 'non' backlit shot of CSX F019-11 arriving into town with a loads of rock from the Martin-Mar... (more)
CSXT 486 leads a mixed freight through the clasic cantilever C&O signals at Cotton hill switching over from track 1 to track 2. This was a very cold / snowy day.
CSXT 486 and 389 sit at the Eastbound signal at Cotton Hill, WV on the Kanawaha Sub waiting to head up the New River Valley towards Richmond. On the left is the former Passenger Station which now ... (more)
A pair of CSX AC44s leads an eastbound BBFX loaded coal train (U35606) through the western outskirts of Gate City, VA as the morning frost begins to burn off after a low in the teens overnight.