CSX southbound freight Q693 exits the 7,854 foot Sandy Ridge Tunnel near Dante,VA.
After the Christmas shutdown and several inches of snow, CSX N312 knocks the snow off the rails as it passes through Dante, VA
On a overcast fall afternoon, a CSX executive special rolls Northbound along the famed Clinchfield while passing through the ghost town of Dante. This is a welcomed sight along these parts since i... (more)
The crowd at Dante, VA on Saturday, November 23, 2019 came out to see The CSX Santa Train. The famed Union Baptist Church is in the background.
Recently rebuilt F40PH-2 CSXT 9998 leads CSX P936-23 (The Santa Train) as it passes the Union Baptist Church, Dante, VA on Saturday, November 23, 2019.
The 2019 Santa Train Special in Dante on this rainy morning.
N313 passes the Clinchfield signals at the NE Dante with a loaded coal train.
Coal loads heading for Duke Power in Brice, NC trundle down the former Clinchfield Railroad mainline at Dante, as the train skirts alongside the Lick Creek and through the intermediate signals kno... (more)
The 76th Santa Train drops downgrade into Dante, Va on its run to Kingsport, Tn.
The CSX Santa Train pulls forward to stop at Dante, VA at 10:06 a.m. FP40PH-2 9992 is leading 9999 and 9993 past the Union Baptist Church.
Two lite motors whine through the small village like community of Dante, while en route to help get a stalled manifest train up the hill and into Haysi.
Northbound empty covered hopper train
Seen along the Clinchfield Route, the 75th Anniversary running of the Santa Train heads south working its way towards its next stop.
Many are gathered to photograph the 75th annual Santa Train with fully restored Clinchfield 800 passing Union Baptist Church in peaceful Dante, VA.
A great memory, updated! A different take on "the shot" at the Union Baptist Church in Dante, Virginia. The Clinchfield Railroad is a classic railfan’s delight, as seen here on the deadhead move f... (more)