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James Collier's Collection
 
11/21/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:James Collier
Dates:10/23/2003 - 6/4/2005
Album Info:The photos in this album are from a couple of different trips to Eastern Kentucky. Most are from the EK and Big Sandy divisions plus their numerous branch lines.
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CSX 808269 at Charlene loadout.
Title:  CSX 808269 at Charlene loadout.
Description:  Train of CSX company hoppers are being loaded at the Charlene loadout in Emmons, KY. This is at the end of the Montgomery Creek branch out of Vicco, KY.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/11/2007 12:36:49 AM
Location:  Emmons, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  328   Comments: 0
CSX 277 and CSX 29
Title:  CSX 277 and CSX 29
Description:  Mine shifter out of Hazard eases 90 loaded hoppers down the Mongomery Creek branch. Train has just finished loading at the Charlene tipple (Airco #1 mine).
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 9:56:29 PM
Location:  Montoco, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Locomotives:  CSX 277(AC44CW)
Views:  305   Comments: 1
CSX 277 and CSX 29
Title:  CSX 277 and CSX 29
Description:  Loaded train drops down through the tight confines of the Montgomery Creek branch out side Vicco, KY.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 9:57:14 PM
Location:  Montoco, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Locomotives:  CSX 277(AC44CW) CSX 29(AC44CW)
Views:  382   Comments: 1
CSX(NYC) 489080
Title:  CSX(NYC) 489080
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 9:57:56 PM
Location:  Montoco, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  263   Comments: 0
CSX 277
Title:  CSX 277
Description:  CSX 277 heads torwards Hazard, KY with 90 loads from the Charlene tipple off the Montgomery Creek branch.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 9:58:49 PM
Location:  Defiance, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Locomotives:  CSX 277(AC44CW)
Views:  258   Comments: 1
Curved double span through truss bridge.
Title:  Curved double span through truss bridge.
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/11/2007 12:37:26 AM
Location:  Jeff, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  209   Comments: 0
Loadout
Title:  Loadout
Description:  Not sure of the exact location of this picture. It's on the old main line out of Blackey, KY heading torwards Whitesburg, KY.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/11/2007 12:38:04 AM
Location:  Blackey, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  269   Comments: 1
Golden Oak Mining
Title:  Golden Oak Mining
Description:  There were two silos at the Sapphire prep plant until one of them collapsed
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/11/2007 12:38:39 AM
Location:  Polly, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  202   Comments: 0
Golden Oak Mining
Title:  Golden Oak Mining
Description:  Main preperation building, Sapphire plant.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/11/2007 12:39:05 AM
Location:  Polly, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  205   Comments: 0
Golden Oak Mining
Title:  Golden Oak Mining
Description:  Main tipple along with lots on conveyers.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/11/2007 12:39:29 AM
Location:  Polly, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  312   Comments: 0
CSX 7852
Title:  CSX 7852
Description:  Empty VAPX train at Democrat, KY.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 9:59:29 PM
Location:  Democrat, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Locomotives:  CSX 7852(C40-8W)
Views:  175   Comments: 1
CSX 7852
Title:  CSX 7852
Description:  CSX 7852 leads an empty VAPX train through Democrat, KY. Train is headed for the Sapphire prep plant at Polly, KY.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 10:00:34 PM
Location:  Democrat, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Locomotives:  CSX 7852(C40-8W)
Views:  242   Comments: 1
Alco switcher
Title:  Alco switcher
Description:  An Alco switcher sits rusting at the Democrat loadout.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 10:01:11 PM
Location:  Democrat, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  290   Comments: 3
CSX 93
Title:  CSX 93
Description:  Empty unit train headed for the Rapid loadout at Deane, KY.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 10:01:43 PM
Location:  Martin, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Locomotives:  CSX 93(AC44CW)
Views:  273   Comments: 1
CSX 808
Title:  CSX 808
Description:  Preshly painted SD80MAC 808 sits in Martin yard waiting for a crew.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 10:02:36 PM
Location:  Martin, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Locomotives:  CSX 808(SD80MAC)
Views:  316   Comments: 0
CSX 808
Title:  CSX 808
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 10:03:04 PM
Location:  Martin, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 808(SD80MAC)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
CSX 108
Title:  CSX 108
Description:  loaded unit train sits at south end of Shelby yard.
Photo Date:  10/23/2003  Upload Date: 8/6/2007 10:03:30 PM
Location:  Shelby City, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Locomotives:  CSX 108(AC44CW)
Views:  300   Comments: 1
CSX 4833
Title:  CSX 4833
Description:  CSX 4833 heading north with loaded coal train around Hoyt, KY.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 3:57:32 PM
Location:  Hoyt, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 4833(SD70ACe)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
CSX 4729
Title:  CSX 4729
Description:  Loaded Georgia Power train heads north on the EK sub around Hoyt, KY.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 3:58:39 PM
Location:  Hoyt, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 4729(SD70MAC)
Views:  262   Comments: 1
Untitled
Title:  Untitled
Description:  Don't let the gondolas fool you. This tipple will not be loading anytime soon, there is no loading chute!
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:00:14 PM
Location:  Chavies, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  222   Comments: 0
Abandoned tipple.
Title:  Abandoned tipple.
Description:  This tipple is located north of Hazard close to Bulan, KY. I believe it is Sigmon, KY.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:01:40 PM
Location:  Bulan, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  192   Comments: 0
Sigmon tipple.
Title:  Sigmon tipple.
Description:  Another view of tipple at Sigmon, KY. Branch line behind tipple is being cleared by RJ Corman crews to gain access to a loadout about a mile from here in Bulan.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:02:01 PM
Location:  Bulan, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  192   Comments: 0
Tipple at Bulan, KY
Title:  Tipple at Bulan, KY
Description:  This complex was being readied for operations to start back up when I took these photos.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:02:49 PM
Location:  Bulan, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  168   Comments: 0
Tipple at Bulan, KY
Title:  Tipple at Bulan, KY
Description:  This is the loadout being readied for operations to start back up.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:03:51 PM
Location:  Bulan, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  201   Comments: 0
CSX 296
Title:  CSX 296
Description:  CSX 296 heads south out of Hazard with empties at Jeff, KY.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:04:40 PM
Location:  Jeff, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 296(AC44CW)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
Prep plant at polly, KY.
Title:  Prep plant at polly, KY.
Description:  This is the Golden Oak prep plant with it's siding off. Interesting to see the wokings of a complex this size.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:05:22 PM
Location:  Polly, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  175   Comments: 0
Old ALCO mine critter.
Title:  Old ALCO mine critter.
Description:  Old ALCO mine critter sits at end of load tracks.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:06:10 PM
Location:  Puncheon, KY
Author:  James Collier
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Views:  269   Comments: 1
CSX 330
Title:  CSX 330
Description:  CSX 330 heads south through Garrett, KY on the old C&O out of Martin.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:06:55 PM
Location:  Garrett, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 330(AC44CW)
Views:  200   Comments: 1
CSX 330
Title:  CSX 330
Description:  CSX 330 crosses one of two high bridges at Hall, KY.
Photo Date:  6/3/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 4:08:05 PM
Location:  Hall, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 330(AC44CW)
Views:  231   Comments: 1
Car scales at Texola, KY.
Title:  Car scales at Texola, KY.
Description:  These scales are located about 4 miles south (east) of Revenna on the EK sub.
Photo Date:  6/4/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 3:54:01 PM
Location:  Texola, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  Track
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Views:  130   Comments: 0
Car scales
Title:  Car scales
Description:  Close-up of rail joint on car scales.
Photo Date:  6/4/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 3:54:37 PM
Location:  Texola, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  Track
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Views:  106   Comments: 0
Car scales.
Title:  Car scales.
Description:  Another close-up of car scales.
Photo Date:  6/4/2005  Upload Date: 10/25/2008 3:55:14 PM
Location:  Texola, KY
Author:  James Collier
Categories:  Track
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Views:  93   Comments: 0


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