NS V31 is slowing as it treads its way over the timber trestle that crosses the Blackwater River in Franklin, Va. It is about to spend some time pulling and placing cars at the massive Internation... (more)
The rock train winds its way through the City of Franklin to Vulcan Materials. With the reduction in rail traffic, the rock train has sometimes been able to get under way in the daylight hours.
V-31 crossing Blackwater River Bridge on the old NF&D. This bridge has been submerged twice in the last 8 years due to floods.
The crew of K734 returns to Franklin after switching cars in Suffolk, Virginia.
Rebuilt from a Santa Fe EMD F7, this unit works the yard at International Paper, where it receives carloads of coal, pulpwood and other supplies from Norfolk Southern and CSX Transportation.
An empty grain train heads south through the city of Franklin on a nice spring day.
CSX K959, the Rock Train, makes a rare early morning daylight appearance through Franklin with a UP SD leading.
On a cold December morning CSX GP38 2079 awaits its next local run. The deep blue sky was created using a polarizer, and a Cokin Blue filter
CSX GP38 2554 still in its Coast Line paint prepares to pick up its cars from the huge Union Camp paper mill about a half mile away
CSX GP38 waits at the station for its next local run
CSX GP38-2 in Seaboard paint at Franklin, VA.
CSX GP38 still sporting its B&O paint in Franklin, VA.