CSX northbound empty hopper train on the new connection track from the NS mainline down to the CSX CV Sub.
CSX 418 leads a northbound empty coal train at Strawberry Patch, just west (RR north) of Big Stone Gap.
Glint shot of a southbound loaded coal train as it works its way down the CV Subdivision north of Big Stone Gap
Pusher engines on a southbound loaded coal train just north of Strawberry Patch on the CV Subdivision.
CSX 8126 east holds on the connection track at Big Stone Gap as a westbound NS empty Belmont unit coal train clears the junction.
Four classic GEs struggle up the new connection track at Big Stone Gap with a southbound loaded coal train.
Eastbound Santee Cooper coal from Resource, KY (on the C&M Branch of the CV) climbs upgrade to the NS connection. Third unit is an ex-NS/Conrail B40-8, still in NS black paint.
The inbound Eastman mty hopper train eases through yard limits. The CSX connection track is in the foreground.
A homeward-bound Loyall to Norton turn picks up speed on the good running track between Big Stone Gap and Dryden, Virginia
Northbound headed for Loyall, passing the location for the old water tank at Big Stone Gap, from the days of steam.
This westbound CSX crew is sprinting through the Virginia woods en route to Kentucky, trying to get home in time for Thanksgiving.
Homeward bound: two CSX units drop downgrade into Big Stone Gap, returning to Loyall, KY after shoving an eastbound coal train during the early morning hours.
Pushers add t.e. over the Powell River bridge and up the connection to NS amidst the haunting hues of autumn.
Loaded southbound passes the north house track switch at Big Stone Gap, and slows for a meet with a northbound.
CSX 401 drifts along on the rear of loaded coal train U352 as the train prepares to enter the Cadet yard limits prior to joining the NS mainline for a trackage rights trip to Frisco. Fall is here!