1. CSX signal FO Cabin KY medium clear. 03-28-2020.
2. CSX 347-3162-3298-483 on e/b U903-17. FO Cabin KY. 03-28-2020.
3. U903-27 is now mine run C870-28 heading southbound through Elkhorn City with 200 empty tubs for McClure Mine. We’re talkin’ about 4,913 tons and 10,330 feet of train. CSX 347-3162-3298-483. Elkhorn City KY.
4. C870-28 approaches the inactive Collco tipple south of Haysi VA. CSX 347-3162-3298-483. 03-28-2020.
5. CSX 347-3162-3298-483. Haysi VA.
6. C870 pulls up to Caney Jct. CSX 347-3162-3298-483. McClure VA.
7. The conductor throws the switch. CSX 347-3162-3298-483. McClure VA.
8. The derail has been opened. CSX 347-3162-3298-483. McClure VA.
9. CSX 347-3162-3298-483. McClure VA.
10. C870 cut 100 mtys. at the crossing and took them in. Caney Tunnel on the left. CSX 347. McClure VA.
11. The engines return to get the rest of the train standing on the main line. CSX 347. McClure VA.
12. The conductor said it would be over an hour before they would return to put together the loads, so I headed for home. CSX 347. McClure VA. 03-28-2020.
13. Q692 with CSX 5378-527-4544-372 passes the block signal at Betsy Layne KY on 04-03-2020.
14. C860 with CSX 31-764 switches wreck debris filled gons at Shelby KY on 04-04-2020.
15. CSX 794-354-99 depart Shelby KY with Q692-03 on 04-05-2020. Today the freight has 34 loads and 40 empties, 4,307 feet in length.
16. Shelly Company hoppers loaded with aggregate. SHCX hopper 54800. Shelby KY.
17. More on the rear of the train. SHCX hopper 54712. Shelby KY.
18. CSX DPU 856. Q692 has a DPU about a third of the time these days leaving Shelby KY for Russell. 04-05-2020.
19. CSX 856. Shelby KY. DPU.
20. Just west of FO Cabin KY. Shot from the new Donovan Blackburn Bridge to the new Enterprise Industrial Park. CSX 794-354-99.
21. Site of the Chaparral Coal preparation plant. CSX 794-354-99. FO Cabin KY.
22. CSX DPU 856. FO Cabin KY.
23. Passing the west end of Pauley KY (in front of our house). CSX 856 DPU.
24. CSX 856 DPU. WE Pauley.
25. CSX 3323-8016-335-3054 on Q692-29 at Shelby KY on 05-01-2020.
26. CSX SD40-2 8016 has been retro-equipped with an air conditioner. Shelby KY.
27. Q692 was instructed to set off 335. CSX 3323-8016-335. Shelby KY. 05-01-2020.
All for now.