A southbound intermodal streaks through the snow with the Lehigh Valley heritage ES44AC leading the way.
The northbound daily UPS train to Chicago battles a snow squall.
A southbound manifest does its best tree trimmer impersonation as it dashes through the snow.
Two of CSX’s “Pride in Service” locomotives lead a southbound manifest toward Waycross, GA.
The KCS Fort Smith turn trundles north across the swampland of Poteau.
The first ST70AH to escape Bone Valley leads a southbound manifest toward Waycross, Georgia.
Closing the doors to load coal for Eastman Chemical.
A loaded Bull Run coal train pulls hard upgrade behind one of ten ST70AHs.
A Burlington Northen EMD product leads a gaggle of power through the interlocking at Waltonville, Illinois.
Loading black diamonds at Resource. This train is bound for TVA’s Bull Run fossil Plant, which is nearing shutdown.
The quiet idle of a solo Tier 4 EMD breaks the silence at Morley as the local crew makes a run for Corbin, KY.
A mine run from Corbin makes its way through fresh snow on the way to Resource mine. The trip would be cut short due to flooding on the C&M Branch.
Heading north with 110 empties for Middlesboro to be loaded throughout the week.
Loading the coal at Balkan, one car at a time.
Some of Appalachia’s finest coal is loaded into 100 empty hoppers and will soon be bound for South Carolina.