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By:Hunter Williams
Dates:11/25/2006 - 12/30/2008
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Tunnel Vision
Title:  Tunnel Vision
Description:  Looking strait through the tunnel.
Photo Date:  11/25/2006  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 8:27:28 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  Tunnel,Signal
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Views:  182   Comments: 0
Clinchfield Caboose
Title:  Clinchfield Caboose
Description:  Clinchfield caboose across the creek from the tunnel and the tracks. The tunnel is seen just to the right of the caboose.
Photo Date:  11/25/2006  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 8:22:34 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  RollingStock,Tunnel
Locomotives: 
Views:  742   Comments: 0
Slowing Down
Title:  Slowing Down
Description:  314 slows down to wait for another train. Note the conductor walking the second locomotive.
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 3/31/2007 8:16:10 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 314(AC44CW)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
Slowing Down
Title:  Slowing Down
Description:  314 slows to wait for another train.
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 3/31/2007 10:31:27 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 314(AC44CW)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
Taking Off
Title:  Taking Off
Description:  The other train has just entered the passing zone...time to pass!!
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 3/31/2007 10:36:30 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 314(AC44CW)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
Northbound Empties
Title:  Northbound Empties
Description:  The train of empty coal hoppers continues its journey north.
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 3/31/2007 10:43:17 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CSX 314(AC44CW)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
Dirty Hopper
Title:  Dirty Hopper
Description:  This was a very dirty hopper seen on the northbound empty train.
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 3/31/2007 10:48:18 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  142   Comments: 0
Entering the Loops
Title:  Entering the Loops
Description:  Another southbound coal train prepares to go down the mountain on the loops.
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 3/31/2007 10:54:50 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 332(AC44CW)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
20 MPH
Title:  20 MPH
Description:  Random pic of a truck on a hopper.
Photo Date:  3/31/2007  Upload Date: 3/31/2007 11:02:58 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  RollingStock,Action
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Views:  124   Comments: 0
Switching
Title:  Switching
Description:  2616 performing switching operations in Spruce Pine, NC.
Photo Date:  4/2/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 10:12:28 PM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 2616(GP38-2)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
Loaded
Title:  Loaded
Description:  2616 has is loaded down with cars in front and back!
Photo Date:  4/2/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 10:15:18 PM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CSX 2616(GP38-2)
Views:  230   Comments: 1
Backing Up
Title:  Backing Up
Description:  More switching in Spruce Pine.
Photo Date:  4/2/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 10:17:33 PM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 2616(GP38-2)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
More and More Switching
Title:  More and More Switching
Description:  2616, again.
Photo Date:  4/2/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 10:26:33 PM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CSX 2616(GP38-2)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
Peppers Creek Signals
Title:  Peppers Creek Signals
Description:  The signals near Peppers Creek Road. If you could see the milepost on the signal on the left, it says 194.6.
Photo Date:  4/2/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 10:31:15 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  Signal,Track
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Views:  165   Comments: 0
The Glorious Passing Zone
Title:  The Glorious Passing Zone
Description:  CSXT #11 enters the passing zone, soon to stop and let the two other trains pass on the opposite track.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 6/13/2007 9:47:09 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CSX 11(AC44CW)
Views:  427   Comments: 0
Open Hoppers
Title:  Open Hoppers
Description:  Southbound loaded coal train stopped at Halltown Rd. to allow 2 trains to pass on the other track.
Photo Date:  4/6/2007  Upload Date: 6/13/2007 9:48:59 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  RollingStock,Signal
Locomotives: 
Views:  166   Comments: 0
Loram Train
Title:  Loram Train
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/29/2007  Upload Date: 7/23/2007 11:10:29 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  193   Comments: 0
CSX 2616
Title:  CSX 2616
Description:  2616 sits idle outside the depot at Spruce Pine.
Photo Date:  7/3/2007  Upload Date: 7/23/2007 11:10:28 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 2616(GP38-2)
Views:  255   Comments: 0
CSX 5887
Title:  CSX 5887
Description:  5887 sits alone with some cars on July 4th, 2007.
Photo Date:  7/4/2007  Upload Date: 7/23/2007 11:10:27 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5887(B36-7)
Views:  261   Comments: 0
CSX 5887
Title:  CSX 5887
Description:  5887 sits in the middle of the passing zone on July 4 2007.
Photo Date:  7/4/2007  Upload Date: 7/23/2007 11:10:30 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5887(B36-7)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
CSX 4789
Title:  CSX 4789
Description:  2 SD70MAC's lead a loaded coal train south through Altapass, NC.
Photo Date:  9/3/2007  Upload Date: 9/3/2007 5:56:40 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  CSX 4789(SD70MAC) CSX 4787(SD70MAC)
Views:  290   Comments: 0
CSX 55
Title:  CSX 55
Description:  2 AC44CW's lead an empty coal train north through Altapass, NC.
Photo Date:  9/3/2007  Upload Date: 9/3/2007 5:56:41 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  Tunnel,Signal
Locomotives:  CSX 55(AC44CW) CSX 45(AC44CW)
Views:  418   Comments: 0
CSX 55
Title:  CSX 55
Description:  CSX 55 looks handsome as it passes through Altapass, NC.
Photo Date:  9/3/2007  Upload Date: 9/3/2007 5:56:37 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 55(AC44CW) CSX 45(AC44CW)
Views:  464   Comments: 0
CSX 4789
Title:  CSX 4789
Description:  2 SD70MAC's lead a loaded coal train south through Altapass, NC.
Photo Date:  9/3/2007  Upload Date: 9/3/2007 5:56:38 PM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives:  CSX 4789(SD70MAC) CSX 4787(SD70MAC)
Views:  313   Comments: 0
CSX 4802
Title:  CSX 4802
Description:  A pair of SD70MAC's pull empty hoppers back to the mines.
Photo Date:  12/29/2007  Upload Date: 12/30/2007 9:57:23 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4802(SD70MAC)
Views:  224   Comments: 0
Big Power on the Clinchfield
Title:  Big Power on the Clinchfield
Description:  Another AC44CW approaches the top of the mountain on the old Clinchfield line.
Photo Date:  12/29/2007  Upload Date: 12/30/2007 9:56:22 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 238(AC44CW) CSX 213(AC44CW)
Views:  338   Comments: 0
Comin Around the Bend
Title:  Comin Around the Bend
Description:  CSX 6 makes the turn and heads into downtown Spruce Pine.
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/26/2008 7:32:24 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 6(AC44CW) CSX 272(AC44CW)
Views:  402   Comments: 0
CSX 116
Title:  CSX 116
Description:  116 leads a mixed train through Altapass. It is about to enter Vance Tunnel.
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/26/2008 7:32:19 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 116(AC44CW) CSX 169(AC44CW)
Views:  352   Comments: 0
Big Blue in Spruce Pine
Title:  Big Blue in Spruce Pine
Description:  Ex-Conrail power leads this coal train through Spruce Pine.
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/26/2008 7:32:20 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 7334(C40-8W)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
CSX 5009
Title:  CSX 5009
Description:  An AC6000CW leads another coal train through Spruce Pine.
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/26/2008 7:32:20 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5009(AC60CW)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
CSX 5009
Title:  CSX 5009
Description:  A pair of CSX units leads this coal train through Spruce Pine.
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/26/2008 7:32:21 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 5009(AC60CW)
Views:  222   Comments: 0
CSX 4291
Title:  CSX 4291
Description:  4291 waits for work and 210 has stopped for a moment in Spruce Pine.
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/26/2008 7:32:22 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4291(GP39) CSX 210(AC44CW)
Views:  357   Comments: 0
Old and New Power
Title:  Old and New Power
Description:  A GP39 vs. an CW44AC!
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/26/2008 7:32:22 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4291(GP39) CSX 210(AC44CW)
Views:  410   Comments: 0
CSX 210
Title:  CSX 210
Description:  A pair of CW44AC's leads a coal train through downtown.
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/26/2008 7:32:23 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 210(AC44CW) CSX 538(AC44CW)
Views:  319   Comments: 0
Very Big
Title:  Very Big
Description:  Do you feel small?
Photo Date:  3/25/2008  Upload Date: 3/26/2008 7:32:23 AM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 4524(SD70MAC) CSX 4772(SD70MAC)
Views:  243   Comments: 0
Dash 8 in Vance Tunnel
Title:  Dash 8 in Vance Tunnel
Description:  A normal-cab dash 8 about to blast out of Vance Tunnel at Altapass.
Photo Date:  6/3/2008  Upload Date: 7/25/2008 5:25:10 PM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives:  CSX 7603(C40-8)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
CSX 328
Title:  CSX 328
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/3/2008  Upload Date: 7/25/2008 5:25:50 PM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 328(AC44CW) CSX 523(AC44CW)
Views:  255   Comments: 0
Mid-Morning Coal Drag
Title:  Mid-Morning Coal Drag
Description:  CSX 347 comes through Altapass, about to enter Blue Ridge Tunnel, at about 0930.
Photo Date:  6/3/2008  Upload Date: 7/25/2008 5:27:22 PM
Location:  Spruce Pine, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 347(AC44CW)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
CSX 782
Title:  CSX 782
Description:  A pair of ES44AC's pull a L-O-N-G mixed freight up and over the mountain, seen here at Altapass. This train was moving extremely slow (no more than 10 mph) when it passed.
Photo Date:  12/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2009 9:34:16 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 782(ES44AC-H) CSX 763(ES44AC-H)
Views:  332   Comments: 0
CSX 825
Title:  CSX 825
Description:  An ES44AC and an AC44CW pull this loaded coal train over the crest of the Blue Ridge here at Altapass, NC.
Photo Date:  12/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2009 9:34:15 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 825(ES44AC-H)
Views:  563   Comments: 1
Help!
Title:  Help!
Description:  Helper unit on the rear of a coal train, at Altapass, NC
Photo Date:  12/27/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2009 9:34:15 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 933(ES44AC-H)
Views:  295   Comments: 0
Big Power at Camp 2
Title:  Big Power at Camp 2
Description:  3 ES44AC's take an empty coal train north at Camp 2 in Altapass, NC
Photo Date:  12/30/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2009 9:34:18 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 743(ES44AC-H)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
Same Train, Different Place
Title:  Same Train, Different Place
Description:  The same train as in the previous photo, I chased this train north a little ways to get this shot. This is just outside the south portal to the Blue Ridge Tunnel at Altapass.
Photo Date:  12/30/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2009 9:34:17 AM
Location:  Altapass, NC
Author:  Hunter Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 743(ES44AC-H)
Views:  225   Comments: 0


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