Leading three empty ammonia nitrate hoppers toward the CSX/Corman interchange at Thurmond, the R.J. Corman local powered by a pair of former SP tunnel motors slithers along the original C&O Loup C... (more)
Following Loup Creek downgrade to Thurmond, the R.J. Corman local follows the route of the C&O Loup Creek branch from Mt. Hope with covered hoppers for the interchange in tow.
Enroute to the CSX/Corman interchange at Thurmond, a pair of former Southern Pacific SD40-2T's follow Loup Creek into the New River Gorge from Mt. Hope.
Enroute to the CSX/Corman interchange at Thurmond, the entire locomotive roster for the West Virginia operations glide past the frigid Loup Creek falls in dynamic brakes.
Recent snow and cold weather have allowed large icicles to form on the portal of the Mount Hope tunnel. CSXT 521 and its train of coal empties from the CSX/R.J. Corman interchange at Thurmond have... (more)
Outside of Pax and approximately 15 miles from Thurmond, eastbound empties near the completion of their trek up the scenic Loup Creek Branch operated by R.J. Corman.
In the quiet community of Mt. Hope, an empty coal train observes a track speed of 10MPH on the RJ Corman Loup Creek Branch to Pax. The train will spend the next 24 hours loading at the single load... (more)