NS train U-40 brings 45 loaded coal hoppers out of Natural Tunnel.
Norfolk Southern local job U41 exits Natural Tunnel
Empties headed back to Andover and more coal. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
NS 710 at Natural Tunnel
The pushers on T090 shove on the rear of 90 cars of coal for Eastman Chemical in Kingsport as they climb out of Duffield.
A pair of older CSX AC4400CWs still wearing their as-delivered YN2 paint scheme lead T090 passing through Duffield in golden morning light.
A pair of YN2 CSX AC44s lead U090 West as they cross over Bootleg Trestle near Duffield bound for the CV on Loyall.
The daily Andover-Frisco run with coal loads for Eastman in Kingsport passes through Natural Tunnel.
The 80th Clinchfield Santa Train....the shot most try for encompasses the entire bridge from above, but the viewing area below offers some unique views, too.
Copper Creek Crossing. CSX 1 (F40PH-2, ex-CSX 9998, exx-OHCR 280, née-AMTK 280, F40PHR, EMD, 4/1978) led "The Santa Train" consist over Copper Creek in Duffield, Virginia on Saturday, Nove... (more)
U40-18 (Andover, VA. - Andover, VA.) heads East through Natural Tunnel State Park in Duffield, VA.
Norfolk Southern Train U40 is seen exiting the eastern portal of Natural Tunnel just outside of Duffield, VA., with 14 Coal Hoppers in tow.
The last of the Fall colors shined brightly as the sun began to set at Copper Creek with CSX 391 Spirit of Dante doing the honors on the former Clinchfield line.
The creaking of rails and the resounding rumble of GE motors echo through Natural Tunnel as CSX trackage rights coal load C090 snakes its way through. They're are framed as they exit the south por... (more)