A pair of CSX GE's emerge from a tunnel on a rainy morning in Clincho, Virginia as they lead manifest freight Q693 south over the former Clinchfield.
CSX train Q693 exits the 752' Sykes Mill Tunnel north of Clinchco,VA on its way south down the CRR.
Shortly after making their stop in Clinchco, the 77th Clinchfield Santa Train, now operated by CSX, departs Clinchco for its next stop in Fremont as the train crosses over the McClure River & VA S... (more)
Rounding the curve in Clinchco, the Santa Train rolls along as a few other photographers GTS.
The 77th Annual Santa Train passes the old Collco coal load out just after leaving Haysi VA
Recently rebuilt F40PH-2 CSXT 9998 leads CSX P936-23 (The Santa Train) by the coaling structure at Sand Lick near Clinchco, VA on Saturday, November 23, 2019
N313 passes through Clinchco headed South, popping the nose out of one of the many tunnels along this stretch
The 73rd running of the Clinchfield Santa Train rolls over the McClure River after making its brief stop at Clinchco.
CRR 800 leads the CSX Santa Train out of Steinman Tunnel in Clinchco, Virginia. This was an amazing salute ran by CSX to honor the old ways of the Clinchfield RR.
The 76th Annual Santa Train stops on the crossing at Clinchco for their scheduled stop. Santa greets the hundreds of people gathered, and will soon throw small gifts to the crowd.
The photo line is in place in the parking lot of Riverside Grocery as Clinchfield 800 leads the 75th Santa Train across the deck plate bridge.
The "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) is crossing VA Route 63-83 on the McClure River bridge, just south of Clinchco. The same "beer off premises" sign and "Clinchfield Railroa... (more)
A flock of photographers gather to the right of Hughes Branch tunnel as the Santa Train blasts out of the 101 year old tunnel.
History At Clinchco-
The 75th Anniversary Christmas Train Special departs Clinchco, Virginia with it's special guest leader, the original 1948 built EMD F3A Nº800 which was recently restored t... (more)