An increasingly-rare BCOL cowl body Dash-8 leads K428 Charlotte ethanol empties through the Pikeville cut shortly after sunrise on a muggy summer morning.
CSX C821-07 brings the second cut of loads from NRG off of the Poor Fork Branch at L&N's Baxter Tower in Loyall, Kentucky.
A short train of coal loads returns from the loadout in Gatliff, Kentucky in the late hours of a chilly December evening.
For a short period of time when it was first released, the B end of CSX 1776 displayed the emblems of all five branches of the United States Military as part of the Pride in Service fleet. A remin... (more)
A cut of empties are shoved from Hazard Yard, to The Bluegrass loadout which is within a mile from the yard itself. Due to the fact the branch dead ends at the loadout and limited room to run the... (more)
CSX Q693, led by CSXT 3113, has just entered onto the Big Sandy Subdivision a few miles back at Catlettsburg, KY. He'll proceed south on the 25 m.p.h mainline for a crew change at Shelby, KY. The ... (more)
Q692 passes through Elkhorn City, hitting the beginning of the Big Sandy Sub on their way to Shelby and eventually Russell.
With 204 empties for Shelby, U903 passes under the C&O cantilever at EM Cabin.
With three step applied, the conductor on mine run C660 removes the EOT, before running the power around an empty train to be loaded at the Spurlock loadout near Printer, Kentucky.
An early morning in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky finds an empty man preparing to load at the Spurlock Prep Plant, with some of the finest Kentucky black diamonds.
A star filled sky glows over an almost empty Martin Yard on a quiet, dead night in March. The only thing in all of the yard is this veteran dash-8 and three hoppers.
With a fresh crew on board, mine run X758 sits under the loadout at the Creech Mine on a blazing summer afternoon preparing to flood load the first 30 cars of a 60 car train.
Getting ready to depart Yellow Creek after loading 52 cars.
3326 leads loaded coal hoppers around a tight curve at the mouth of Yellow Creek in the small community of Vico. Also in the curve, the roadway travels right beside the tracks which means motorist... (more)