The sun has set behind the mountains as a Russell-based crew head up Big Sandy with 125 mtys.
Eastbound mtys speed past the Baber Complex on the Logan Subdivision just north of Chapmanville. Although not loading at the moment, Baber normally adds considerable westbound tonnage for CSX shi... (more)
Mty CSX tubs swing around a tight curve on the Logan Subdivision at Harts, WV. The rusting track to the right had served the once busy Hartland Mine which was removed in the mid 1990's.
Eastbound on the Kanawha Subdivision, a mty hopper trains rolls under the approach to NS's huge Ohio River Bridge. In the background can be seen CSX's crossing of the Big Sandy River. The train ... (more)
A southbound mty train bound for Ravenna drifts down the EK Sub at South Sloan on a foggy Saturday morning in August.
Northbound manifest train changes crews at the depot in Corbin. A former BN SD lease engine lends a helping hand on a warm summer afternoon.
Power for Louisville Gas & Electric's Mill Creek Generating Station.
Northbound rolling past the intermodal yard at Delaplain
Remote control mine critter loading hoppers at Mapco's Martiki Mine on NS's Wolf Creek Branch in Martin County, Ky.
Alco mine critter used at the Kilowatt Prep Plant on the Coal Run Sub. The unit has been stored since an explosion closed Kilowatt in 1995.
A remote controlled Alco pulls hoppers under the loadout at the Scotts Branch Mine on the CSX's Coal Run Subdivision.
Former Kinney Branch Mining Geep fondly named George has rolled into Middlesboro to start work for James River Coal. Sadly, an ugly brown paint scheme is in his future and exist to this day.
Blackhawk Mining Geep stored serviceable at the Bull Creek Prep Plant near Lancer, KY just off the Big Sandy Sub. When this photo was taken in 1992, the unit was owned by a subsidary of Arch Coal... (more)
Colorful Alco mine critter in use at the Clark Elkhorn Mining Company's Sloans Branch loadout on the Levisa Branch off the Big Sandy Sub at Nelse (Millard), KY.
Long Fork Mining's Alco mine critter which was used at the Gund Prep Plant until about 2000.