Norfolk Southern train U47 leans into a curve as it rolls east through the town of St. Paul, Virginia. The train is headed to Swords Creek, Virginia with eleven empty covered hoppers to work E. D... (more)
Norfolk Southern coal train U44 rolls east over US Route 58 Alt. in St. Paul, Virginia.
Loaded Norfolk Southern coal train 722 rolls east over Virginia Route 63 in St.Paul, Virginia on the Clinch Valley District.
Santa's wave from the back of CRR 100.
Santa Train approaching St. Paul at Morefield Bottom.
CSXT 9998 and 9993 lead the Santa Train past the north end of Boody, complete with a Clinchfield doll arm signal.
Northbound empty coal train moving along the former Clinchfield.
The Clinchfield 676 (UP 3985) has gotten the attention of one dog but not the other, after starting from a delay caused by sideswiping some coal hoppers. Note the ski-jump at the front of the run... (more)
The 2018 edition of the CSX Santa Train rolls southbound through St. Paul, Va.
The 76th running of the CSX Santa Train makes its way from its previous stop in Dante, VA en route to the next stop in St. Paul Virginia. The train runs every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiv... (more)
P935 passes the SE Boody siding, about to head into St. Paul for their Santa Train stop.
On my way to the 30th annual Bluefield Train Show, I made a quick stop in the small town of St. Paul to catch this loaded NS coal train with an ex CSX Dash 8 trailing behind the lead loco. The tra... (more)
The "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) at its stop in St. Paul for the 50th Santa Claus Train in 1992. No steam in 2018 for the 76th edition, but country stars Maddie & Tae will be aboard to he... (more)
Southbound unit covered hopper train.
The Santa Train was a rather generic configuration back in 2011 as it slipped trough the mountain communities of the tri-state area spreading Christmas cheer.