On a 90 degree afternoon in southwestern Virginia--a CSX eastbound unit train eases through Natural Tunnel.
Westbound NS steam special with 4501 eases through Natural Tunnel at 15 MPH. This was the engine's first visit to the former Appalachia Division.
Deadheading east after a role in the movie Coal Miner's Daughter, leased ex-CP Royal Hudson sits momentarily for a portrait in Natural Tunnel.
The Frisco Local heads east after retrieving an empty covered hopper from the team track at Duffield.
How's this for a tunnel portal? An eastbound NS coal train eases out of Natural Tunnel during a heavy summer rainfall.
Westbound CSX photographed from inside Natural Tunnel.
Eastbound with DPUs on the rear rolls through the 17-degree reverse curve through Natural Tunnel at 15 MPH.
An eastbound CSX coal train to South Carolina eases by the construction staging point for a public water project being managed by the photographer's employer. The third unit is an ex-Conrail (NS) ... (more)
Westbound entering Natural Tunnel, passing the public viewing platform.
Westbound mtys entering Natural Tunnel.
A westbound CSX man pops through the "Little Tunnel" at Natural Tunnel, crossing Stock Creek in the process.
Westbound climbing upgrade from Natural Tunnel to Sunbright.
Westbound NS at the seldom photographed north ("west") side of Natural Tunnel.
CSX 4825 leads an eastbound loaded coal train at Natural Tunnel as seen looking through Little Tunnel.
Eastbound inspection train passes through Natural Tunnel behind three FP7s.