All is exceptionally quiet on CSX's ex-C&O coalfields, but a clear signal at the W.E. Coal River Siding indicates that will soon change as a 220-car coal train makes its way to the mainline at St.... (more)
New Progress-built SD70ACe-T4 No. 8906 leads an empty hopper train through the the W.E. Coal River Siding on its journey to Danville and the coalfields of southern West Virginia.
Westbound on the Coal River main, CSXT 371 passes the EAS W.E. Coal River Siding, enroute to St. Albans from Danville.
Enroute to the City of Danville, CSX E592 passes by Lower Falls, about to enter the Armstrong Tunnel.
Under beautiful fall like skies and a comfortable 70 degrees, CSX E614 led by a fairly clean ES44AC rounds the curve just east of the ABS "3.2" signal at Lower Falls, east of St. Albans.
CSXT 758 heads for the Armstrong Tunnel as it travels the twists and the turns on the unique and photogenic Coal River Subdivision.
CSXT 533 exits Armstrong Tunnel as a horse poses as I take it's photo.
CSXT 243 exits the Armstrong Tunnel and continues his journey east along the Coal River Subdivision.
An MTY train exits Armstrong Tunnel enroute to Elk Run, WV.