A pair of lite motors clear Watkins signal as they make their way towards Big Stone Gap after completing a crew change.
Rabbit’s eye view of an unmanned eastbound CSX unit coal train sitting on the NS main they share.
A U36B and a mother (GP40-2 6472) - slug (2248) set have just uncoupled from an eastbound CSX coal train running on NS trackage rights. The trio awaits a signal to return light to Big Stone Gap wh... (more)
Light CSX pushers, running on NS trackage rights, wait for NS 607, a Yuma Turn, to pass at Watkins. The NS motive power is the manned pushers on NS 607.
CSX 268 has successfully crested the grade at Watkins and is heading through "The Cut".
The pushers on a loaded CSX coal train have topped the grade at Big Cut and are going under the signal at Watkins.
CSX 842 comes to a slow after topping the grade at Big Cut. When the pushers reach the top of Big Cut, they will cut off and head back to Loyall.
CSX C201-04 pusher has just arrived at CP Watkins. Shortly they will cut off and head back to Pennington Gap, Va where they will tie down and head home to Harlan.
NS 911 Honoring First Responders Unit clears the signal at Watkins
NS T74 has just blown by the clear signal at Watkins.
On November 10, 1991, a set of NS pushers is in the clear at Watkins, VA for an approaching CSX unit coal train. The NS units had pushed a coal train that has already departed and is now past Gate... (more)
NS 387 heads toward the grade at Big Cut bound for Andover yard.
I'm finally getting the time to scan some of my old slides again (well, ALL of my slides are now "old," since I shot the last one 11 years ago). This is a meet at Watkins, VA (Dan'lboone... (more)
On February 16, 2004, CSX unit coal train U382 has attained the top of the hill at Watkins, VA (a.k.a. "Big Cut," or "Danlboone"). The dark azure sky is completely unaltered by... (more)