The "Chaska Hill Helper" shoves loaded coal train T70003 up Duff Mountain on a cold winter day where the temps were 20 degrees below normal.
The "Chaska Hill Helper" uses Helper Link to cut away from coal train T700003 on the fly. In short order, C212 will receive a clear signal to drift back down Duff Mountain to their base... (more)
After departing Elk Run Yard during a torrential downpour, CSXT ES44AC No. 872 leads a string of old CSX system hoppers on CSX's Big Coal Subdivision to Sproul. The switch in the foreground is the... (more)
A loaded eastbound coal drag glides out of the eastern portal of Carothers Tunnel. Change is upon the Magnolia Cutoff. No more CPLs here...all that is left is a base.
B&O still stands at Mexico.
The CSX Raleigh to Hamlet daily freight blasts past this piece of North Carolina railroading history, the ex-Beaufort & Morehead #75. The working days of #75 are long gone, but she's got a great v... (more)
In a somewhat unusual move, F903 has left Raleigh and is making a quick stop in Apex to pick up paperwork. After getting their papers, the crew pulls down the siding track past F742 in order to cl... (more)
A train of coal empties heads eastbound through St. Albans enroute to the coalfields of West Virginia.
At the Porter Siding in rural Lackey, Ky, a Loram ballast cleaner and it's crew call it quits for the day and tie down in the siding. Their long day on the E&BV concludes with the passing of C853-... (more)
CSX C853-03 crosses the county line from Letcher into Knott County and stretches across the Deane Connection of the C&O and L&N railroads. It is seen here crossing Highway 7 with CSX 5107, the W.... (more)