The old meets the new in Clinchfield country, as UP Challenger No. 3985 disguised as CRR No. 676 pauses for servicing. On the right, 3-month old CSX C40-8W No. 7787 is on the point of a 5-unit la... (more)
CSX freight Q697-13 moves west out of Shelby Yard at Shelbiana, KY.
At daybreak, the 1988 edition of the Santa Claus Special is loading its passengers at Shelby Yard before its scheduled 7:30 AM departure. This year's trip will be under generally rainy conditions,... (more)
On November 18, 1988, the 116 and 117 are pictured at daybreak in Shelby, KY. Within the hour they’ll depart for Kingsport with the annual Santa Claus Special. The train included an ex-B&O dome ca... (more)
It is unusual to see MRL locomotives on the Montana high line. I have seen MRL 330 along with MRL 327 several times in the past few weeks.
Couple older AC's ride out the weekend by the sanding tower in Shelby Yard...
Guess Shelby hasn't been completely forgotten, as new power has arrived and spotted on the EE of the yard on the point of two SB coal drags.
Nice to see a couple of the "Kings of Shelby" on the east end of Shelby Yard today headed south. Traffic has been impacted severely due to millions of tons of coal left in place due to regulatory ... (more)
At the Hump (& Sanding Tower) in Shelby Yard, a variety of power awaits servicing on a chilly February morning in the coalfields of Eastern Kentucky.
Available parking on the East End of Shelby this morning.
A conductor throws the switch so they can enter the main and go to work.
"I'm just sitting here watching the wheels go round and round, I really love to watch them roll." " Watching The Wheels" by John Lennon came to mind while watching the trains today. John would ha... (more)
Power pops out briefly on the west end of Shelby Yard.
As the Big Dog looks on, a pusher set arrives in Shelby and proceeds towards the west end by CSX 836 on the front end of a coal drag awaiting a crew for the trip south.
The engineer notches the throttle and pulls a cut of coal cars as he makes up a train to take to Russell Ky.