I found this additional black and white negative of my chase of CSX Extra 7031 South on August 17, 1986, with engineer Alf Peoples at the throttle. After getting the shot at Flagler, KY, I had to ... (more)
Two EMDs and a GE are shoving on the rear of an eastbound coal train at the south end of the siding at Hubbard Springs, VA. Tonnage trains on this route rated 12 powered axles on the rear---either... (more)
A southbound unit coal train from Loyall, KY to Erwin, TN meets a work train in the hole at Hubbard Springs, VA. This is the former L&N Cumberland Valley Division main line.
The rear pushers keep the slack bunched up "Big Pennington" Hill at milepost CV250 on the former L&N Cumberland Valley Division main. This train is a Loyall to Erwin, TN unit coal train.... (more)
A particularly wet and heavy snow has disabled CSX's Cumberland Valley Subdivision between Loyall, KY and Big Stone Gap, VA, so this work train has been dispatched with a large track back-hoe on a... (more)
The concrete mileposts of the former L&N Railroad were built to last until the Second Coming. Between Ocoonita and Hubbard Springs, VA, a northbound empty hopper train of 82 aluminum air dumps bea... (more)
Three CSX GE Dash 8s lead a TVA loaded unit coal train up to the crest of "Hagans Hill" on the CV Subvidision deep in the mountains of Southwestern Virginia. This train loaded on the St. Charles B... (more)
Northbound passes the site of the old L&N Hubbard Springs depot. The former house track still exists to hold bad orders and MofW equipment.
Northbound string of new SCWX mtys en route to Kentucky for loading, tops Hagans Hill (Virginia) on the CV Subdivision.
The conductor of the pusher crew on a southbound loaded coal train lines the switch at Hagan's for the reverse move as the train works its way across the last remaining Class One mainline switchba... (more)
Conductor on CSX 99 North checks the points after lining the siding switch for 308 South, whose helpers (428) follow into the siding.
The CV Local is in the siding at Hubbard Springs with extra 169 blasting by on the mainline behind RS-3 #169