Westbound on the Loup Creek Branch, R.J. Corman power makes the commute from Pax to the spur at Harvey after loading a train earlier in the week and assisting it over the grade this morning.
Passing the Mt. Hope Fire/EMS Station, a pair of R.J. Corman tunnel motors run light toward their home base at Harvey. Moments ago, they cut off of the loaded train they assisted out of Pax upgrad... (more)
Passing the Pax Branch Baptist Church, both R.J. Corman tunnel motors have successfully shoved 70 loads over the grade leaving Pax, enroute to Thurmond to interchange with CSX.
Shoving 70 car loads of coal toward Mt. Hope, a pair of R.J. Corman tunnel motors assist two CSX GE's on the head end. Once making it over the summit, the train will glide downhill into Mt. Hope, ... (more)
Struggling up grade near Pax, a pair of AC4400's lead 70 cars toward Mt. Hope on the RJ Corman Loup Branch Creek.
Passing the Pax Branch Baptist Church, two CSX AC's return to the loadout at Pax to retrieve 70 loads of coal before departing toward the CSX interchange at Thurmond. The engines have just set out... (more)
Empties from CSX have just arrived at the sight of the RJ Corman Headquarters for the West Virginia Operations, south of Thurmond. Two CSX GE's have just uncoupled from the consist and are current... (more)
After being delivered to CSX earlier in the day, an eastbound Virginia export coal train waits for a signal to depart to Hinton after loading on the R.J. Corman Loup Creek Branch earlier in the da... (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)