A trio of freshly painted 'boxcar logo' EMD products idle near the recently built Russell Terminal, basking in the late afternoon sun. The 'boxcar logo' originally surfaced on ES44AC's, No. 955-99... (more)
After being delivered to Russell from Huntington Locomotive Shops via the Russell-Huntington turn, CSXT 4035, the newest of the SD40-3 rebuilds (As of September 2012) idles in the yard at Russell,... (more)
One of CSX's somewhat rare GP39s leads a pair of slugs and a caboose towards the hump at Russell. Due to the fact that the GP39s spent a lot of time in CSX's yards, and there aren't that many of ... (more)
Considering there were only 10 BQs in existence, I seemed to run into them fairly often. CSX's original blue and gray paint scheme was probably the best look for these units - the yellow nose mad... (more)
Railroading after hours.. The Russell Terminal never sleeps as a quiet and abandoned RU Cabin still greets every train arriving at the second largest terminal on the C&O. An eastbound coalfield bo... (more)
Sorting cards in the Rusell "Big Four" Yard, an SD40-2 idles by RU Cabin.
Awaiting software upgrades on a 6 degree morning, CSXT 4000, the first SD40-3 completed by CSX's Huntington, WV shops, sits at Russell, KY. This is the first of 10 SD40-2's to be rebuilt from the ... (more)
A Detroit Edison coal train waits for its next move at Russell.
A Chessie GP39 along with slugs 150T and 145T work a cut of cars at Russell.
Coal loads meet at the east end of Russell Yard as an eastbound departs the yard on the close track.
Three eastbound trains halt at the dwarf signals at the W.E. Russell Yard, or more commonly known as "RU Cabin".
A good variety of power is ready to leave the yard at Russell. The steep grade 322 rests on is a ramp leading to a rail overpass above the street.
After closing it's doors in December of 1999, RU Cabin still greets each and every train arriving/departing from the Russell Terminal, the second largest yard on the former C&O.
An eastbound local departs the Russell yard with a slightly overpowered consist of six locomotives and three cars.
After receiving permission from the Big Four Yardmaster, CSX G858 led by a SD50-2 makes it's way off of the Passenger Main and onto the Kanawha mainline in Russell, KY.