Many are gathered to photograph the 75th annual Santa Train with fully restored Clinchfield 800 passing Union Baptist Church in peaceful Dante, VA.
Under stormy skys, after the clouds have dumped some much needed rain on the area. The 74th annual Santa Train rolls through Boody on its way to Saint Paul, VA.
Battling much a much needed rain showers, the 74th Santa Train rounds the curve in McClure. A small community in Dickenson County, VA. From here it will make its way to its next stop in Dante.
The 74th annual Santa Train pulls into Fort Blackmore for its stops, as a crowd that is smaller than usual awaits Santa and the gifts that will be thrown off.
A Classic Clinchfield location, and one of my favorite spots on the now mothballed section of the Clinchfield. The 74th Running of the Santa Train passes by Union Baptist Church in Dante, Virginia... (more)
A fully restored former Norfolk and Western caboose, sits across the street from the Depot that is currently being refurbished in the town of Rural Retreat. Taken just several days after winter st... (more)
NS 911 the locomotive built as a tribute to first responders poses for photos at Railroad Day. hosted by Norfolk Southern and Natural Tunnel State Park.
A large crowd of young and old gather in anticipation to see Norfolk Southern's first responder unit. However, both 911, and 3501 faced mechanical issues at Glenita, so T50 was called in from Fris... (more)
NS 16T was stopped on the mainline that runs along side RT. 747, "Old Route 11" near the town of Dublin when NS 27V came out of Radford and collided with 16T. Derailing the lead engine on 27V and... (more)
The Operation Lifesaver, and Virginian Heritage locomotives pose inside Natural Tunnel, at a special event at the State Park hosted by NS.
As fellow railfans get there shots of the Santa Train, it continues south at the South end of Boody, past some tied down MOW equipment.
Just off its stop at Fremont the Santa Train Continues South towards its next stop at Dante.
The Santa Train stopped at Dante, at one of the often photographed landmarks on the former Clinchfield. Union Baptist Church.
The 72nd annual running the CSX Santa Train, crosses the Copper Creek Viaduct; which was constructed in 1907 by the Clinchfield Railroad.
The Santa Train makes its way through the small Russell county town of Dante, past the Union Baptist Church as it prepares for another stop.