The CSX Santa Special prepares to depart St. Paul and heads South towards Dungannon.
The CSX Santa Special makes it's way through Boody on its trip from Shelbiana, KY. to Kingsport, TN.
Local turn is pushing some set outs back to the St. Paul house track. Trainee crew in the cab and on the ground. No problem with speed blur!
Note competing names on bridge fascia.
NB merchandise derailed looking north at Boody.
NB merchandise derailed at Boody.
The sharp curves give a good glimpse at the power for this year's Santa Train. Leading is CSX 8423 (WM 7572), which to date, is the only former Western Maryland SD40-2 in YN3 livery
After an all out sprint to get this shot I didn't think it would come out but to my surprise it did. (Fuji Velvia 100)
NW 4112 short-hood forward rounds a curve in St. Paul, VA
NW 1502 short-hood forward rounds a curve in St. Paul, VA
CRR 3618 approaches the freight station at St. Paul, VA
8077 begins to pull the Santa Train from St. Paul. Next "stop"--Copper Creek!
Cab detail of Santa '03's lead, 8077.