Still Blue NS SD40-2 Leads coal loads down the Captina Secondary.
Former Conrail(6362) SD40-2 leads a coal train through a cut on a cold December day. The unit recently had the class lights removed from the nose a few moths before this pic.
SD40-2 3343 passes over frozen Captina Creek, while a loaded train headed up by an SD40E waits its turn on the other side of the creek.
A lone SD40E leads 72 cars of coal 15 miles down the winding Captina Secondary passing 1 of 3 Large "cuts" on the way to be off loaded into Barges on the Ohio River.
Recent heavy rains have swollen Captina Creek as SD40-2 passes overhead.
SD40-2 rolls downgrade on a cold February morning as giant icicles cling to the side of a large rock cut.
Coal loads from Ohio Valley Coal's Powhatan #6 mine are seen here headed to a transloading facility on the Ohio River as they pass through one of the cuts on the scenic Captina Secondary.
Single GP50 crawls along Captina Creek with 65 empties headed for New Century Mine . EOS 350D Tamron 17-35mm
Geep 50 hauls empties over Captina Creek. EOS 350D Tamron 17-35mm
Veteran GP50 Brings up the rear of empties destined for Ohio Valley Coal's Powhatan #6 Mine. It is seen crossing the almost glass like Captina Creek. Canon rebel 350D Sigma 28-80mm 1/200 f 9.0 ISO... (more)
These train sets run back & forth between Ohio Valley Transloading in Powhatan, & one of the two Murray Energy mines. There are 3 sets of 65 car trains that operate push-pull on this segmet of tra... (more)