ATTENTION! Some areas of Texas may experience shipping service delays due to Hurricane Beryl. Thank you for your patience.

Railfan & Railroad January 2016


Please note, many of the mail services we use to ship our products have reported delays. More information can be found on the FedEx, UPS, and The Mail Group websites.


King Coal has Lost His Crown • by Patrick Yough — The dramatic shift in the domestic coal market can be traced back to the Conrail split of 1999 and strengthened emissions legislation.

A Death in the Family • by Eric Miller and Ron Flanary — Once a thriving conduit for Appalachian coal, CSX has shut down 22 miles of the former Clinchfield and severs the line as a through route.

From Rail to River • by Mike Biehn — Transkentucky Transportation, Inc., is known as a stronghold for GE power shuttling coal and limestone from loadout to river transload.

Virginian Farewell • by Samuel Phillips — An impressive piece of mountain railroading falls silent in West Virginia as Norfolk Southern mothballs a portion of the Princeton-Deepwater route.

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