CSX 215 sticks his nose out of the shadows at Fords Branch on the Big Sandy Sub. The power has just rolled SCWX loads down from Martin and now waits on yard space at Shelby.
A westbound set of mty tubs prepares to depart Shelby Yard for loading on the Coal Run Sub as the pushers on the rear of an Extra South perform a brake test before shoving another coal train up to... (more)
Northbound mty hopper train led by CSX 96 knocks down the signal at North Elkhorn on the Big Sandy Subdivision.
Taken during the 30 seconds the sun didn't shine on December 7th, an Extra South is strung out along the banks of the Russell Fork at Elkhorn City, Ky.
Looking more like a C&O H-8 from years gone by, pusher power smokes up the west end of Sheby Yard after shoving a unit coal train up to Dante.
An EJ&E SW1200 hits the CSX diamond with a transfer run at Calumet near East Chicago.
A CSX intermodal train is holding on the IHB main waiting on track time.
Amtrak 34 trails behind on a westbound getting ready to span the Indiania Harbor Canal next to the massive Inland Steel Complex in Gary, IN.
Newly painted Horsehead 9802 working a cut of interchange hoppers at Pine near Gary, IN.
WB 821 rolls through downtown Iager, WV and will take the wye into Auville Yard as a local rolls west up the Pokey toward Williamson Yard. After 30 plus trips to the area, the good lord smiled on... (more)
The conductor on WB 821 gives EB 822 a roll by as the pushers shove the loads into photogenic Vaughn Tunnel at Roderfield, WV.
NS 822 explodes out of Roderfield Tunnel and across the Tug Fork with 110 loads and a three unit helper set shoving on the rear.
The last hopper on EB U30 rolls past WB 821 at my namesake tunnel.
U30 smokes out of Roderfield Tunnel with a long cut of 95 loaded Top Gons out of Williamson Yard. The train will pick up helpers at Farm a few miles up the line.
Westbound mtys rock and roll past the old N&W position signals at Welch, WV on a return trip to Auville Yard. I'll catch this very friendly crew a few times further up the line this afternoon.