Spring has sprung in the Tug Valley, and won't be long til Main 1 greens up again as this EB Grain Train struggles up the Pokey Grade near the CWC.
Looking approximately 1000' down from high atop Pine Mountain, pushers have just exited Pool Point Tunnel and enter Breaks Gorge near the KY/VA border near Elkhorn City.
Still as shiny as the day they rolled in, these GP40's haven't quite got the workout they deserve at the Millard Prep Plant. Originally brought in to load "fines" that were to be processed here, d... (more)
Elkhorn City, where the Clinchfield met the C&O, as seen from high atop Pine Mountain. Its here where the grade through the Breaks Gorge begins, as seen about seven cars back.
Deep in and on the south end of Breaks Gorge, CSX 469 gets the green after being stopped as MTY's took to the siding seen to the right.
Jordan Snow Plow with Chessie still sleeping spotted in the remnants of the yard at Quinnimont, deep in the heart of the New River Gorge. Don't see many of these in Southern Appalachia.
Pushers emerge from Pool Point Tunnel and into the Breaks Gorge after crossing the Russell Fork River near the Kentucky/Virginia State Line.
Turbopane? Newly installed duct work for a switch heater looks to me like it'll get the job done. Located at the junction of the Buchanan Branch and the Pokey at Devon.
Loaded coal drag rolls through the original Hatfield Tunnel headed east, and the newer one is seen to the left. These were named after the Hatfields of the Hatfield McCoy feud.
BNSF DC Power oughta feel right at home leading this AR up the Pokey.
WB grain train crawls through Devon in anticipation of a diversion before continuing its journey to Williamson.
Williamson was hopping today after the New Year delay, and even Mr. Sunshine decided to make an appearance after being AWOL for what seems like a very long time...
Dash 9 rolls by the crooked N&W signal living on borrowed time in the city limits of Williamson. It's here where the Kenova and Pocahontas Divisions meet.
ES44AC rolls under Pinnacle Rock enroute to Danville on the CSX Coal River Sub.
Former Conrail SD60M leads an EB Grain train through the sweeping curve at Ought One on a beautiful fall Pokey afternoon.