In early morning sunlight, train no. U45 enters the Clinch Valley main running long hood forward at Coeburn, Va. The train has just loaded at Alpha's Toms Creek Prep Plant and will run to Carbo wh... (more)
A southbound CSX loaded coal train crosses the ex C&O bridge entering Elkhorn City, KY. This marks the spot where the two diesels up front and the two diesels on the rear pushing, start their 35 m... (more)
Q699 drops downgrade across Pool Point Bridge just on the outskirts of Elkhorn City, KY. The train has just came out of The Breaks and is crossing one of the more classic Clinchfield Railroad loca... (more)
On a warm, mosquito filled, summer night finds NS' SD70ACe 1017 and 1000 on point of a loaded train at Toms Creek. VA. The train is awaiting a crew to take the train to either Bluefield, VA or Bul... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Virginian heritage unit on its way to Natural Tunnel for Railroad Day. I lucked up and caught it leaving Frisco, TN that morning. Strangely me and my ''co pilot" where the only ... (more)
After the first ever Railroad Day held at Natural tunnel State Park, the Virginian heritage unit travels back to Frisco, TN passing through the truss bridge across the Clinch River at Clinchport, ... (more)
22A crawls towards the end of the siding at Glade Spring, VA to meet 16T.
Norfolk Southern's Virginian heritage unit eases over US-58 Alternate at St. Paul, Virginia. The Virginian Railway was located in Virginia and West Virginia where it mainly hauled coal from the co... (more)
CSX E28011 with sd 40-3 4033 on point, charges upgrade through Hamlin, VA. The train got caught by the defect detector at Carfax, VA. for a hot axle on the 4th locomotive, so the crew crawled at l... (more)
A very short 15T roars through Glade Spring, VA at track speed as it fights late afternoon shadows on a perfect May day in Virginia. This shot did come with a downside though. I left my phone on t... (more)
NS 3565 leads an eastbound coal train into Boody, VA on the Clinch Valley District. May 1, 2013.
Two C40-9s lead an empty coal train eastbound across Kennedy Trestle on the Clinch Valley District. Looks like 8878 could use the same treatment as 8767 has received.