Enroute to Lee Creek, N.C., from western Alberta, three Canadian National units power a loaded sulfur train through Marmet, W.Va., eastbound on CSX's ex-C&O mainline. The Canadian visitors add a s... (more)
Wth the South Charleston industrial park in the background, molten sulfur loads for the Potash Corp. mine at Aurora, N.C., roll east along the former C&O mainline under the lead power of CN EMD SD... (more)
Clear signal Sproul Jct... Westbound coal loads from Danville head for the C&O mainline at St. Albans, exiting Sproul Tunnel and illuminating the C&O mast signal.
Lining the switch for Fork Creek, the Hinton-based mainline crew has nearly completed their midday springtime run from southern West Virginia to the old C&O coalfield, doing their part in preparin... (more)
Empties from Newport News, Va., pass the final C&O-era signal at Brounland, eastbound on the C&O Big Coal Subdivision with a unit train for Fork Creek on the drawbars. In a few short hours, a loca... (more)
25-years-old and maintaining its keep for CSX, a Yn2-painted CW44AC leads 79 three-bay hoppers for Elk Run through the rural coal-driven community or Orgas, on the outskirts of Whitesville in r... (more)
the conductor radios to the head end engineer as the first cut of empties are shoved underneath the Tom's Fork loadout at the tail end of the Cabin Creek Subdivision. ... (more)
Deep in the hills of Cabin Creek, a pair of mainline CSX motors runaround coal empties at Leewood Siding before spotting up underneath the Tom's Fork loadout. The CSX crew will work with the loado... (more)
After a daylight run from Hinton, two CSX motors, led by SD70MAC No. 4758 pause underneath Blackhawk Mining's Tom's Fork loadout on the C&O Cabin Creek line near Leewood, W.Va. In a few short mome... (more)
CSX EMD SD40-3 rebuild No. 4060 skirts along the Ohio River in a brutally cold snow squall on the evening of January 14, 2018. The empty coal train is following the former C&O mainline west toward... (more)
With downtown Williamson in the background, a colorful consist including NS 'First Responders' SD60E No. 911, a former BN Executive 70MAC, and an NS GE ease a Duke coal train into the Williamson Y... (more)
Exiting Mingo Tunnel and through the flood wall at Williamson near CP 'College', NS SD60E No. 911 leads a Duke coal train east across the N&W mainline bound for the Carolinas.
Former NS EMD SD60 No. 6577 rebuilt as NS' specially painted EMD SD60E No. 911 leads a Duke utility coal train through Naugatuck, enroute to North Carolina from the coalfields of West Virginia.
Approaching Naugatuck, NS' specially painted EMD SD60E No. 911 leads a former BN EMD SD70MAC and an NS GE toward Williamson, W.Va., with a loaded Duke utility coal train in tow.
NS' specially painted EMD SD60E No. 911 leads Duke Energy loads for Williamson, W.Va., exiting Tunnel 4 on the former N&W Kenova District mainline.