On a beautiful cloudless day, the silence in the countryside of Dickert is momentarily broken with the arrival of a fast Q679. A team of CSX GE locomotives, one in the "Bright Future" and the oth... (more)
149 and friend bring West Virginia coal into Cumberland, coming off the mountain sub traveling eastbound and crossing over to the west bound main, along side of busy Henderson Avenue.
A westbound train of empties slowly makes it's way through downtown, passing the old Matacia Fruit Co. building.
Southbound empties return to the coalfields on the ex-Monongahela West Division.
149 apparently spent some time in Tennessee before showing up in PA - someone has scrawled "Go Vols" on the front of the locomotive.
As Sandstone Mountain looms in the background, a loaded News-bound train waits out a Hinton gridlock at Brooks along the scenic New River.