Just after a brief rainfall, steam rises off the road to Creech as a coal train slowly loads in the afternoon sun.
The old Louisville and Nashville railroad tower stands tall in Baxter, Kentucky, as CSX U400-06 completes a run over from Kingsport, Tennessee. The former L&N tower is surely nearing 100 years old... (more)
Creech, an Agonizing Wait, and a stellar result. After chasing C633 out to Loyall we heard them get an EC-1 to operate up to Creech on the former L&N Merna spur just south of Harlan, Kentucky, in ... (more)
My three daughters are all decked out in matching dresses to greet the Heritage Highball Special with the Clinchfield 800 and C&O 2716 at the South Switch of Sloan Siding near Irvine, KY. Kudos to... (more)
Q692 passes the signals at the NE Elkhorn City, at the meeting point of the C&O and Clinchfield.
A colorful lashup leads a short Q692 under the C&O cantilever at Fords Branch.
Q692 passes the signals for the siding track at Coal Run Jct, on their way towards Russell on a hot summer evening.
Q693 passes under the cantilever signal Eastbound at GC Cabin on their way towards Shelby Yard.
E760-13 takes the turnout at OX Cabin, headed West towards Russell from Shelby with Duke Empties.
E760-13 passes under the C&O overhead signal at Bobbs, the last of its kind remaining, on their way towards Catlettsburg with an empty Duke train.
Looking resplendent in one of the best cheapo paint jobs, this new unit is out back at the old enginehouse.
T515-05 passes under the cantilever at the junction of the Coal Run Subdivision in Coal Run, KY, with 150 loads of Toledo Dock coal.
With the sun beginning to set, Q693 ducks beneath the classic C&O cantilever at EM Cabin on the Big Sandy Subdivision.
After dropping off one lone hopper car in NS' Middlesboro Yard, CSX C700-23 exits the 600 foot long Patterson Branch Road Tunnel on the Harbell Branch between Pineville and Middlesboro.
For one... (more)