Somehow and in someway I forgot about taking these over the past year or so.
Took this back in February of 2012 after a few rounds of snow had blanketed the area. We are at Cotton Hill, WV on CSX Transportation's New River
Subdivision as an eastbound coal train is seen slowly making its way up the hill. This train, T182, was on its knees climbing the grade at a whopping
three miles per hour when this photo was taken. This was about the only snow photo that I took last year since we didn't have much in the way of
Second picture was taken back in January of this year. We are just west of Alderson, WV at a place, on the railroad, called Riffe's Bottom. Here we
have an eastbound trailer train hauling the mail as it kicks up the snow along the Greenbrier River Valley. This after a winter storm had just started
a few hours before we got there.
This next picture was taken a few days after the previous photo was taken. Here we are at Kanawha Falls, WV overlooking where the two mainlines split
off from the single main on the New River Subdivision. This as an empty train of tank cars heads west onto the single main for the run between Kanawha
Falls and Mount Carbon, WV.
The last photo was taken back in March of this year. The location we are at is "A Cabin" on the Allegheny Subdivision just outside of Allegheny,
Virginia. Here we have an eastbound manifest rolling through after an overnight snowfall dumped a foot of snow on the surrounding area.
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