A 75 car empty coal train out of Russell is working down the Big Sandy towards Martin Yard. At Martin a new crew will hop on for the trip over to Hazard. The train is seen here passing classic ex-... (more)
A 75 car empty coal train crosses high over the Arnold Fork Creek and highway 1498 near Hall. This is the north of two large steel trestles in the area on the EB&V (Elkhorn & Beaver Valley) Sub. T... (more)
A 75 car empty coal train out of Russell is working down the EB&V Sub towards Hazard. About 5 miles back a new crew jumped onboard this train at Martin for the trip over to Hazard. The train is se... (more)
Both dark and bright future paint schemes lead this southbound across the Iona Island causeway.
Q278 has just left Walbridge Yard and passes through Leymoyne on his way to Willard.
With spring evident in the trees near the Marathon office facility (right) CSXT 593 has a manifest in tow headed south.
The grade here is 1.59%, and two big GE's are easing a heavy manifest eastbound down grade. The battle to hold back weight is almost as awesome as the climb uphill! Note the pretty spring color, a... (more)
853 and 212 wait for crew next to famous old "D" tower. Hard to imagine at the state the old tower is in now how it must have looked during the busy days of steam at Grafton.
Happy Birthday to me. With half the day gone and my scanner missing in action, I took a gamble that "The Snake"- the Mountain Sub's only manifest train - was still leaving Cumberland in the early ... (more)
A seen no longer witnessed by railfans/railroaders. The historic C&O signals can be seen in the background as their replacements wait to be placed into service. A month after this image was taken,... (more)
Q138 exiting Benford Tunnel.
Q138-10 exits MP-5 at the eastern portal of Benford Tunnel on the Low Grade Line
Crew change at Tilford Yard.