CSX 375 rolls over Pool Point amidst a little color appearing in the Gorge.
Pushers have just exited Pool Point Tunnel and are now entering Breaks GOrge.
Early morning silence is broken by the 1st coal drag of the day making the annual pilgrimage to Dante, Va.
In the tight confines of the Breaks Gorge, its possible to get a ringside seat to watch the pusher action with a little time and effort.
CSX 59 pushes a loaded unit train across Pool Point and into Breaks Gorge.
SD70MAC leads the CSX Grain Express out of the Breaks Gorge and across the Pool Point Trestle on its way downhill to Shelby Yard.
CSX 489 pops out of Pool Point Tunnel with a little smoke in tow.
Going, going, gone... 1st coal drag of the day has just left the former C&O tracks and have now entered the Breaks Gorge and the former tracks of the Clinchfield.
With the 1st snow still visible, its business as usual as this set of pushers make their way south into the gorge.
CSX 31 and a "Diversified" AC60CW perform pusher duty over Pool Point near the KY/VA border.
Moving left to right, pushers have just exited Pool Point Tunnel, crossing the Pool Point Trestle, and are now crossing Potter Flats on their way into Breaks Gorge.
Fall has finally appeared in the Gorge as CSX 659 drags these MTY's over the old Clinchfield line.
Another day begins on the former Clinchfield with pushers on the rear heading upgrade through the Breaks Gorge and the trip to Dante, Va.
Rumbling over the "The Grand Canyon Of The East", 442 returns a load of MTY's to the yard at Shelbiana.