A very special memory. Upon the completion of the 75th Anniversary running of the CSX/Clinchfield Santa Train, the equipment returned immediately to Jacksonville, Florida. But a very special stop ... (more)
The crowds came out all over for the run of the 75th Anniversary of The Santa Train! In St. Paul, Virginia on the afternoon of November 18, 2017, people flocked from all over to see Ricky Skaggs a... (more)
Credit where credit is due. Employees CSX, members of the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum and associates posed in front of Clinchfield 800 (F3A) at the end of the day on November 18, 2017. Afte... (more)
Anatomy of a night photo session: Control the train, control the crowd, control the lighting, control the scene...but ya can't control the weather! Clear plastic bags had to be used to protect the... (more)
Down low. Recently restored Clinchfield Railroad 800 (F3) sits in Shelbiana, KY on November 17, 2017 before the running of The Santa Train by CSX for the 75th Anniversary. Thanks goes out to the S... (more)
What I remember most about growing up & railfanning in Virginia is the topography: lots of curves, lots of elevation, lots of ditches....lots of scenes like this. As the 75th run of the Clinchfie... (more)
Canadian Pacific's business train deadheads north.
Canadian Pacific's business train passes 475 in the siding at Letts on its deadhead move home.
Canadian Pacific's business train passes the massive Continental Cement complex at Linwood on its way to Kansas City.
VLIX F7 8016, decorated as Clinchfield #800, leads the 75th running of the Clinchfield/CSX Santa Train southbound passing the north end of the siding at Trammel, VA.
Saw some comments where folks were curious why there weren't many shots of #800 in Florida....well GET READY...it's showtime. No special memberships or invites required from here on out. Orlando... (more)
The 75th Anniversary Clinchfield Santa Train operated by CSX and led by special guest locomotives CRR 800 and SCL 2024 masquerading as CRR 3632 cross the famous Copper Creek Trestle.