The Chaska Helpers aren't needed on this autumn day as the 7501 single handedly carries mty covered hoppers up and over Duff Mountain.
As seen in this photograph....this loaded EB coal train is traversing through one of the largest man made land mass moving projects since the Panama Canal. This cut was made to divert the railroad... (more)
The 2007 annual SCS has dropped off Santa at Kingsport and is deadheading back south as he is seen here going through the cut at Fordtown.
This NB freight is crossing the famous bridge at Burnside on this beautiful fall afternoon. The 2nd District of the CNO&TP is well worth the visit.
NS on Copper Creek? WHAT! Not only is the former CRR operated by CSX but NS utilizes trackage rights on the former CRR between St. Paul and Kingsport. This train will getting on home rails at Wayc... (more)
The 2004 edition of the SCS is crossing over the bridge at Elkhorn to make its stop where the former C&O depot use to be.
As seen everyday on the former CRR....this extra south marches on high above Copper Creek
This extra south is about to crest the grade at Altapass and begin his journey down the Blue Ridge Loops. He is entering the 1,865 ft long Blue Ridge Tunnel.
Big power pulls this train EB towards the location of WM's famous Salisbury Viaduct.
This WB mty train is utilizing trackage rights over the NS Appalachia District (former Southern) as it rolls downgrade at Copper Creek. This train is enroute to the yard at Loyall, Ky to be loaded... (more)
Double Stacks and multi-levels are SB as they roll through one of the daylighted cuts on the famous "Rathole".
This SB is running track speed through Flat Rock.
This train of mtys charges eastbound through Pauley with its loading destination to be at a mine on the SV&E Subdivision.
With all the goodies for girls and boys the 2005 Annual running of the Santa Claus Special is moving on south after making its regular stop at Clinchco.
Mtys WB are going towards Hinton as this train rolls away towards the sunset.