CSXT 273 drifts downgrade through Dryden Virginia at the Powell valley Cemetery with coal loads bound for Eastman Chemical in Kingsport, TN
CSXT 582 pushes the 80 car train through Cadet Yard with coal loads bound for Eastman Chemical in Kingsport, TN
Lee Freyer and crew eases down toward the first leg of the Hagan Switchback.
Conductor M.A. (Big Al) Sargent aligns the switch from the house track in Pennington Gap to the siding so the the C821-30 can now make its movement.
The empty Benedict train is easing up to run thru a slow order a few miles shy of Pennington Gap.
The T090-10 with 333 in the lead comes around the gradual curve by Powell Valley Cemetary in Dryden with a big old Chevy dually and a New Holland Roll-A-Bar 256 hay rake standing gaurd at the priv... (more)
CSXT 416 is pushing the T092-02 unit coal train around the curve and into Big Stone Gap out of Strawberry Patch.
The C201-07 pushes the T092-02 loaded coal train into Dryden from Pennington Gap.
CSXT 416 is pushing up the grade beside the Powell River from Strawberry Patch to Big Stone Gap, VA.
Pedestrians watch out!!! A new Gevo crosses the dog town crossing in the far background just as a couple "ladies of the evening" cross the track meanwhile the C201-10 crew gets the light engine se... (more)
CSXT 442 with the empty Eastman to Martin, KY coal train in tow tops the grade at Hubbard Springs and starts down toward Hagan on a reasonably warm snowy day.
CSXT 341 passes thru one of the deep cuts and at the same time crosses over highway 621 which is another aspect that makes this mainline switchback unique.
CSXT 354 rounds the winding curves between Olinger and Strawberry Patch.