A Martin Shifter heads out the Big Sandy Extension toward Martin Yard. All of the wonderful old C&O signals here have just been removed and the location is now nameless in CSX's world. It's a sa... (more)
A set of EB EMD engines have DEEX mtys up to speed as they trip the signals at RN Cabin on the Big Sandy Sub.
CSX 118 & 548 are west bound down the Big Sandy Sub at Emma on a cloudless July morning.
Sunlight tries to filter through the trees on a Kentucky ridge as NS 234 snakes along the Tug Fork and US 119 at Goodman, WV.
Different day, different train, same caboose. A mine run drops down the Delorme Branch with 49 loads out of the Pointrock Prep Plant trailing a classic cab.
Love the new paint scheme! A single unit hustles east with NS 3 and 4-bay bottom dumps at McCarr, WV.
U16 misses a very stupid driver by a few feet. I was trying to capture the N&W position signals and almost caught a fatality. Things could have been different if U16 had been on the No.2 main in... (more)
Mine run U15 uses a high nose SD40-2 to shove mtys up the Lick Fork Branch and under the loadout at Little Boy. After the big Old Ben mine closed in 1995, these rails sat rusting until last year ... (more)
East bound 81K speeds down the Pokey with loads out of the Camp Creek Complex at East Lynn, WV. The train is passing under US 119.
AT Massey's GP30 starts to flood load a cut of 45 DEEX hoppers at the impressive processing facility located on the Alma Branch.
NS 9105 & 6586 roll east with train 724 consisting of 118 loaded hoppers.
EMD power leads NS 720 east on the Pokey with 102 mtys at Thacker, WV.
Another 81K is on the move south of Williamson at Delorme, WV with a freshly painted horsehead up front.
Finally some real sun. NS 81K speeds WB along the Pokey at Maher, WV.
Another hot and hazy Appalachian morning finds a time freight rolling EB into the big yard at Williamson, WV.