A Kopper Glo coal train loaded earlier on the Clairfork Branch climbs upgrade Chaska, TN. The old coaling tower is a hold-over from the days of steam on this, the former L&N Knoxville & Atlanta Di... (more)
A southbound pipe train meets a northbound grain train, seen here stopped under the old coaling tower at Chaska. A helper was stationed here in the days of steam to assist trains over the Duff Mou... (more)
Two trains pass on the stretch of double track between Habersham and Chaska in 1987. The train on the left is a southbound unit coal train, while the caboose is on the rear of a northbound empty m... (more)
A southbound unit coal train behind three SD50s throttles up at Chaska as a northbound empty hopper train passes on the other main.
Two SD50s in Seaboard System colors dig in on the grade up Duff Mountain with a unit coal train. Two SD40-2s are tacked on behind the caboose to shove the train over the top.
A southbound unit coal train departs Chaska for the climb up Duff Mountain. Double track was extended here between Chaska and Habersham in 1980 to help deal with increased traffic on this line.
With bad wheelsets stored to the side, a crew enlists a hoist and the Chaska helper engine on an autorack flat.
Milwaukee Road #261 and a solid consist of Hiawatha cars makes it's way West through the farmlands of the Midwest on a beautiful sunny day in May. Special thanks to Steve Sandburg and crew, as we... (more)
Southbound loaded coal train apporches the grade at Chaska, while the chaska pusher moves into position to help push the train.
CSX engine 371, symbol C212, stored in siding at Chaska after shoving coal drags over Duff Mountain for the day.
CSX lead EMD engine 8538 traveling southbound on a very busy December morning for the helper crew at Chaska, whose power is parked on the siding awaiting another coal drag. This autorack was one o... (more)
Rail train with lead engine 6413 northbound passing under the old coaling tower at Chaska on an overcast, dreary, snowy day.
Lucky number 7 leads NB ELFX mtys under the old coaling tower at Chaska on the KD Sub.
Looking more like an overpowered coal train, Q539 works up grade past the old coaling tower at Chaska on the KD Sub.