T209-26 passes through the Pikeville Cut Through, with a muddy Levisa Fork after the past few days of rain. 200 loads of coal, with 2 DPU's 100 cars deep in the 11,000 feet of train.
N760 heads east for Brice, NC as CSX 745 passes under the only C&O signal bridge on the Big Sandy called Bobb's just west of Paintsville.
A dreary rain falls on Eastern Kentucky as northbound coal loads from the branch at Coal Run Junction, at the other end of the Big Sandy, split the modified C&O signals at Calgon
Heavy snow blows through the rock cut in Pikeville as a CSX SD70MAC brings an empty Herzog train down the Big Sandy. The purple flowers to the right show the conflicting weather conditions going o... (more)
EMD 7002, EMD 7001, EMD 7000 and a test car have just left the Corbin Yard for more testing and evaluation by CSX.
At the far East end of The Poor Fork Branch on the former L&N, sets this faded Alco S2 switcher for US Steel. Back in the day, this loco would switch loaded coal hoppers around from The Portal 31 ... (more)
Eastbound Wheelwright Empties pass through the opening near the new Industrial Park bridge between Pikeville and Shelby.
Darkness settles on the mountains of eastern Kentucky as a gloomy April afternoon winds down to an end and CSX W0086, an empty ballast train for Greenwood, SC, begins its trip down the famed route... (more)
U14 shoves towards Jamboree where they will load the system hopper train. Moves on this line have became even less and less common over time, down to only a couple a week.
Shoving up the Delorme Branch to Jamboree, U14 crosses over KY Route 632 and Right Fork Peter Creek in Phelps.
Q693 passes through the C&O signals at WD Cabin, one of many sets of C&O style signals left on the Big Sandy Sub.
Ammonia loads climb the approach to the Big Sandy River bridge, headed East on the Kanawha Sub passing through Big Sandy Junction in Catlettsburg.
Q693 passes the classic signals at CH Cabin, as one of the neighborhood dogs scurries off of the right of way at the last minute.
Q693 exits the only tunnel on the Big Sandy Subdivision, between SK and BU Cabin just East of Paintsville
An eastbound CSX empty hoper train splits the intermediate signals east of Dawkins.