CSXT CW44AC No. 493 exits the only tunnel on RJ Corman's Loup Creek Branch with a cut of loaded coal cars for the CSXT-Corman interchange at Thurmond. This area of the New River Gorge is notorious... (more)
Fall colors return to Loup Creek... A pair of run-through CSXT CW44ACs enter the only tunnel on R.J. Corman's former C&O Loup Creek Branch near Mount Hope. The two CSX locomotives are retur... (more)
After helping the head end with its outbound coal loads, a pair of R.J. Corman EMD SD40-2Ts head for the crew base near Thurmond. In 2017, R.J. Corman crews painted both of the locomotives used on... (more)
With the morning sun piercing through the snow covered valley, CSX AC4400CW No. 415 leads the second cut of coal hoppers toward Mount Hope from the R.J. Corman-served coal loadout at Pax.
A relatively clean YN2 AC4400CW carefully shoves its first set of 32 loads into a siding near Mount Hope. Once the cars are dropped off, two CSX-run through locomotives will return light to the Co... (more)
After taking the first cut of loaded coal hoppers to a siding near Mount Hope, a pair of run-through CSX motors return light to Pax to pick up another loaded of coal on R.J. Corman's Loup Creek Br... (more)
The morning after the winter season's first measurable snowfall, a pair of R.J. Corman EMD SD40-2Ts bring the last cut of loaded coal hoppers out of the loadout at Pax to meet with the rest of the... (more)
RJ Corman heads for the interchange at Thurmond.
RJ Corman SD40T-2s 8569 and 8718 lead a short train uphill through the reverse curve near downtown Mount Hope on a clear and cold February morning. The train is en route to the CSX interchange at ... (more)