After dropping off it's pushers in Dante, G610-20 travels down the former Clinchfield through the small community of Hamlin, Virginia.
After holing the main at SE Delano for MoW, southbound grain train G610-20 pops out of a tunnel between Clinchco and Haysi on the CSX Kingsport Sub. This train would continue south to Dante, and c... (more)
Spanning the Clinch River a the main road, CSX 5005 is in command of a southbound grain train works upgrade on the former Clicnchfield, framed by the Riverside Grocery Store in downtown Clinchco, ... (more)
Running on trackage rights, loaded coal train NS 750 spans the massive Clinchfield Copper Creek Viaduct in Speers Ferry, Virginia with three GE's doing the honors. This train loaded this morning, ... (more)
On a humid summer night in Southwest Virginia, NS eastbound stack train 202 lights up the N&W CPL standing guard in downtown Glade Spring, Virginia. This CPL is not long for the world, as ptc will... (more)
After loading at the mine in St. Charles, Virginia, a brand new CSX ES44AH leads N312-24 off the Pocket Branch downgrade toward the CSX CV Subdivision in Pennington Gap.
Winding along the former Clinchfield, a pair of CSX GE's lead U355-18 around "69" curve just a few miles out of Fort Blackmore, Vriginia.
In this Black and White perspective, a northbound coal train crawls across the viaduct at Copper Creek as it accelerates on its way to Starnes. This train would eventually hold there for a tree ac... (more)
After climbing south from Elkhorn City to Trammel and cutting their pushers off in Dante, CSX southbound loaded coal train U355-18 rounds a sweeping curve as it parallels the NS Clinch Valley Dist... (more)
In this late afternoon perspective, NS "First Responders" SD60E 911. built by Juniata in Altoona, PA; trails an Operation Lifesaver SD40-2 en route to Appalachia, Virginia. NS train 961 ... (more)
Tied down on the night before it's big guest appearance for the Railroad Day at Natural Tunnel State Park, NS First Responders SD60E 911 sits in Appalachia Yard next to a string of empty hoppers.
In this early morning Clinchfield perspective, a pair of CSX veteran GE's lead a northbound empty hopper train out of Erwin, Tennessee and past the Classic Clinchfield Signals at NE Hannum Siding.... (more)
Climbing Christiansburg Grade near Shawsville, Virginia, N&W J Class 611 puts on a magnificent show as it marches along home rails.
As the sun lights up the iconic face of N&W CPL's, N&W J Class 611 splits the intermediate signals at Montvale, Virginia as NS 958 makes it's way eastbound to Lynchburg.
Climbing Christiansburg Mountain for the third and final time of the weekend, N&W 611 marches upgrade through an s curve just west of Montgomery on the former N&W.