Santa arrives behind to the massive crowds at Kingsport on an EMD led sleigh!
The 75th Annual Santa Train passes Caney on the Clinchfield as we got a break in the clouds for some very nice light on the CRR 800.
Engineer Tony King gracefully guides the Clinchfield Railroad's Santa Train across the Holston River bridge just north of Kingsport, TN, as the 75th running of this landmark train comes to a close... (more)
CRR 800 (EMD F3) leads CSX P901 through Dungannon, Virginia
Lead by a classic Clinchfield F3A the tradition of the Santa Train continues as it heads south for Kingsport Tennessee.
A Clinchfield duo leads the Santa Train south as it departs Clinchco.
As they creep over the bridge in preparation for their stop at Toms Bottom, Clinchfield 800 leads the Santa Train over the Russel Fork.
Slowed down to a crawl crossing the "World Famous Copper Creek Viaduct", Engineer Tony King puts on a show!
"Clinchfield 800 South, clear signal at the world famous Copper Creek Trestle. P901, out." -Engineer Tony King's radio transmission as the 75th Clinchfield Santa Train started acr... (more)
CRR 800 (EMD F3) leads CSX P901 south through CP Boody in St. Paul, Virginia
75th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train that many said was in no way, shape or form happening with "heritage power" :) Indeed. While this motor was born an F3, it's technically surviving ... (more)
A Clinchfield "meet" at Carter Yard in Kingsport.
Somebody had to post it...so here's the classic shot at Dante. Minor cloning used in photoshop to clean up church-porch clutter.
The Santa Train slows for its station stop in Haysi.