Two young boys on bikes watch as a southbound coal train reaches the top of the Hagans switchback. The second unit is a fairly rare SDP35, one of four the L&N owned.
Southbound unit coal train at the top of the switchback, en route to St. Paul, Virginia, via N&W trackage rights from Norton.
Southbound train 865 doubles the switchback at Hagans.
After meeting a southbound coal train, the return leg of a Harlan, KY to Appalachia, VA r/t backs off the Old CV at Hagans before heading down the switchback.
Pushers on a southbound unit coal train leaving the Hagans Switchback, and climbing Hagans Hill.
One of the ex-Oro Dam Railroad units (former 8013) is the trailing unit on train 865 as it doubles the Hagans Switchback
Northbound train takes the "Old CV" at Hagans for a meet with a soutbhound
CSX Q568 has just came around the last mainline switchback in the U.S. and is now heading east (railroad south) toward Big Stone Gap, VA