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Jim Butler's Collection
 
7/27/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Jim Butler
Dates:3/15/2004 - 5/15/2015
Album Info:Images I have taken in and around West Virginia.
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CSX 465 at MP 465
Title:  CSX 465 at MP 465
Description:  CSX engine 465 passes MP 465 at the St. Albans yard office.
Photo Date:  6/1/2002  Upload Date: 10/15/2004 6:54:18 AM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 465(AC44CW)
Views:  386   Comments: 1
Taking empties up Coal River
Title:  Taking empties up Coal River
Description:  CSX 77 takes a train of empties through Sproul, headed for the mines on the Coal River sub.
Photo Date:  8/1/2004  Upload Date: 10/14/2004 10:52:31 AM
Location:  Sproul, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 77(AC44CW)
Views:  580   Comments: 0
Workin' in the rain
Title:  Workin' in the rain
Description:  277 waits in the pouring rain for a signal, west bound in St. Albans.
Photo Date:  9/1/2004  Upload Date: 10/14/2004 10:20:03 AM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 277(AC44CW)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
CSX welders
Title:  CSX welders
Description:  Trying to beat the approaching rain, welders repair track in St. Albans.
Photo Date:  9/1/2004  Upload Date: 10/14/2004 10:18:36 AM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Views:  328   Comments: 0
Ghost of a yard
Title:  Ghost of a yard
Description:  A vine covered coal dock and closed yard office are all that is left of this once busy C&O yard.
Photo Date:  10/1/2004  Upload Date: 10/22/2004 6:30:38 PM
Location:  Handley, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Views:  473   Comments: 0
Crossing the New River
Title:  Crossing the New River
Description:  5900 takes a work train back to the CSX (south) side of the New River after working on interchange track on the NS side of the river.
Photo Date:  10/11/2004  Upload Date: 10/22/2004 6:29:16 PM
Location:  Gauley Bridge, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 5900(B36-7)
Views:  968   Comments: 2
East bound through the New River Gorge
Title:  East bound through the New River Gorge
Description:  Coal loads head east passing the Hawks Nest Dam. Photo from Hawks Nest State Park overlook, about 800 feet above the river.
Photo Date:  10/11/2004  Upload Date: 10/14/2004 7:06:54 AM
Location:  Hawks Nest, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Views:  613   Comments: 0
The Cardinal
Title:  The Cardinal
Description:  East bound, passing the old, and long out of service, C&O bridge across the Kanawha River.
Photo Date:  10/14/2004  Upload Date: 10/14/2004 7:00:53 AM
Location:  Charleston, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  AMTK 90(P42DC)
Views:  555   Comments: 1
BNSF on CSX
Title:  BNSF on CSX
Description:  BNSF 5024 and a lease unit take empties up the old C&O Coal River Sub. on a cold March morning.
Photo Date:  10/14/2004  Upload Date: 3/9/2005 4:12:52 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5024(C44-9W)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
Santa Fe 927, a long way from home
Title:  Santa Fe 927, a long way from home
Description:  Q302 has BNSF and Alstom power along with a CSX "mother & slug" set this cloudy day. East bound through St. Albans.
Photo Date:  10/14/2004  Upload Date: 10/18/2004 6:40:01 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  BNSF 927(C41-8W)
Views:  587   Comments: 0
Crossing Coal River
Title:  Crossing Coal River
Description:  260 and mate take loads west out of St. Albans.
Photo Date:  10/14/2004  Upload Date: 11/10/2004 10:00:19 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 260(AC44CW)
Views:  369   Comments: 0
CSX 5900
Title:  CSX 5900
Description:  An early fall morning finds the crew of this work train prepping their train for the days chores. Photo at the St. Albans yard office.
Photo Date:  10/14/2004  Upload Date: 10/14/2004 6:53:22 AM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 5900(B36-7)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
717 exits St. Albans Tunnel
Title:  717 exits St. Albans Tunnel
Description:  A nearly perfect fall day finds 717 taking empties up the Coal River Sub.
Photo Date:  10/14/2004  Upload Date: 11/12/2010 12:35:07 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Views:  149   Comments: 0
SD70ACe demo engine
Title:  SD70ACe demo engine
Description:  GM 70 and CSX 512 take loads west near the Rt. 35 underpass.
Photo Date:  10/14/2004  Upload Date: 10/27/2004 4:21:24 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  EMDX GM70(SD70ACe)
Views:  872   Comments: 3
UP 5695
Title:  UP 5695
Description:  Headed out Coal River, undergoing tests on CSX.
Photo Date:  10/14/2004  Upload Date: 10/14/2004 10:23:27 AM
Location:  Tornado, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  UP 5695(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  573   Comments: 2
St. Albans Tunnel
Title:  St. Albans Tunnel
Description:  7599 is fresh out of the paint shop. Look like they ran out of numberboard numbers.
Photo Date:  10/16/2004  Upload Date: 10/17/2004 7:36:50 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 7599(C40-8)
Views:  629   Comments: 1
7599 exits St. Albans Tunnel
Title:  7599 exits St. Albans Tunnel
Description:  First day back at work after a visit to the paint shop. Taking empties up the Coal River sub.
Photo Date:  10/16/2004  Upload Date: 10/19/2004 11:50:05 AM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 7599(C40-8)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
Sunrise over the westward siding
Title:  Sunrise over the westward siding
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/17/2004  Upload Date: 10/17/2004 10:03:35 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 222(AC44CW)
Views:  311   Comments: 1
Coal trains meet
Title:  Coal trains meet
Description:  Plenty of GE power here as coal trains meet at the old wye in St. Albans.
Photo Date:  10/17/2004  Upload Date: 10/20/2004 10:05:40 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 263(AC44CW)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
Taking empties onto Coal River
Title:  Taking empties onto Coal River
Description:  450 and mate at the apex of the St. Albans wye.
Photo Date:  10/17/2004  Upload Date: 10/20/2004 9:59:21 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 450(AC44CW)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
Fall
Title:  Fall
Description:  7389 west bound through St. Albans on a cool fall morning.
Photo Date:  10/21/2004  Upload Date: 10/24/2004 7:00:52 AM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 7389(C40-8W)
Views:  444   Comments: 0
2004 New River Train
Title:  2004 New River Train
Description:  The annual New River Train stops in St. Albans
Photo Date:  10/23/2004  Upload Date: 10/24/2004 10:25:46 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  AMTK 138(P42DC)
Views:  520   Comments: 1
Cool fall morning
Title:  Cool fall morning
Description:  It must be October with a scary tree like this old Walnut. 470 is bringing loads off Coal River at the Apex of the Coal River wye.
Photo Date:  10/23/2004  Upload Date: 10/23/2004 5:20:50 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 470(AC44CW)
Views:  309   Comments: 1
CSX 512 and GM 70
Title:  CSX 512 and GM 70
Description:  512 is working with GM 70, an EMD SD70ACe being evaluated in the coal fields down Coal River.
Photo Date:  10/23/2004  Upload Date: 10/23/2004 5:18:42 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 512(AC44CW)
Views:  373   Comments: 0
RG 302 works the rails eastbound
Title:  RG 302 works the rails eastbound
Description:  LORAN Rail Grinder 302 at work in St. Albans
Photo Date:  10/25/2004  Upload Date: 10/27/2004 10:23:33 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  293   Comments: 0
 CSX 589
Title:  CSX 589
Description:  589 exits St. Albans Tunnel on the Coal River Sub.
Photo Date:  11/9/2004  Upload Date: 11/9/2004 9:02:58 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 589(AC44CW)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
EMD 9067 and grain train
Title:  EMD 9067 and grain train
Description:  Oakway Leasing/EMD 9067 and BNSF 4808 take a grain train east through St. Albans.
Photo Date:  11/9/2004  Upload Date: 11/9/2004 1:57:51 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Views:  251   Comments: 1
The Cardinal passes a coal train
Title:  The Cardinal passes a coal train
Description:  The Cardinal passes a coal train sitting in the westward siding near the 5th Street crossing.
Photo Date:  11/14/2004  Upload Date: 11/14/2004 7:08:09 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  AMTK 72(P42DC)
Views:  403   Comments: 0
Taking empties on the Coal River subdivision,
Title:  Taking empties on the Coal River subdivision,
Description:  At the apex of the Coal River wye.
Photo Date:  11/14/2004  Upload Date: 11/14/2004 7:00:47 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 354(AC44CW)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
New SD70MAC waits for a crew
Title:  New SD70MAC waits for a crew
Description:  Sitting in the westward siding
Photo Date:  11/14/2004  Upload Date: 11/14/2004 7:05:47 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 4821(SD70MAC)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
Q302 headed east
Title:  Q302 headed east
Description:  Plenty of EMD and GE power on this freight.
Photo Date:  11/14/2004  Upload Date: 11/14/2004 7:03:30 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 8072(SD40-2)
Views:  386   Comments: 0
Loading coal
Title:  Loading coal
Description:  CSX 74 and 69 pull AEPX empties under the loadout of an Eastern Associated mine.
Photo Date:  12/11/2004  Upload Date: 12/12/2004 11:28:50 AM
Location:  Boone County, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 74(AC44CW)
Views:  681   Comments: 0
Out of the tunnel, into the snow
Title:  Out of the tunnel, into the snow
Description:  29 and mate take empties up Coal River in the first good snow of this winter.
Photo Date:  12/19/2004  Upload Date: 12/20/2004 9:51:48 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 29(AC44CW)
Views:  612   Comments: 5
218 west bound under mean skys
Title:  218 west bound under mean skys
Description:  218 and mate take loads west through St. Albans
Photo Date:  1/6/2005  Upload Date: 1/9/2005 10:19:29 AM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 218(AC44CW)
Views:  369   Comments: 0
Uncommon power
Title:  Uncommon power
Description:  A red sunrise highlights the orange of BNSF 4752 and GP60B 326 (a rare treat in WV) on an east bound grain train.
Photo Date:  1/18/2005  Upload Date: 1/18/2005 8:16:14 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4752(C44-9W)
Views:  303   Comments: 0
Bringing loads off Coal River
Title:  Bringing loads off Coal River
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/21/2005  Upload Date: 1/22/2005 9:31:25 AM
Location:  Boone County, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 258(AC44CW)
Views:  539   Comments: 5
St. Albans Tunnel
Title:  St. Albans Tunnel
Description:  243 rolls out of the dark with empties headed up the CSX, old C&O, Coal River Sub.
Photo Date:  1/26/2005  Upload Date: 5/26/2005 5:12:09 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 243(AC44CW)
Views:  1193   Comments: 9
Head'n up Coal River
Title:  Head'n up Coal River
Description:  With flashing ditch lights and horn sounding, 615 is about to enter Armstron Tunnel as it heads up Coal River with empties.
Photo Date:  5/26/2005  Upload Date: 5/26/2005 5:27:25 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 615(AC60CW)
Views:  353   Comments: 0
MP 1
Title:  MP 1
Description:  761 and mate clear the signal at MP 1 heading up Coal River with empties.
Photo Date:  5/26/2005  Upload Date: 5/26/2005 5:15:58 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 761(SD70MAC)
Views:  340   Comments: 2
Bulk shipping
Title:  Bulk shipping
Description:  The D. G. Woods heads upstream toward Charleston on the Kanawha River, with barges of gravel, passing the large NS Institute yard. Tow boats, CSXT and NS all compete for coal and chemical business in the Kanawha Valley.
Photo Date:  6/15/2005  Upload Date: 6/15/2005 3:48:39 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Views:  263   Comments: 0
Number 5 passes VF cabin
Title:  Number 5 passes VF cabin
Description:  Number 5 and mate pass 1132 sitting on the yard lead at VF Cabin, as they bring loads off the Coal River Sub.
Photo Date:  3/27/2006  Upload Date: 3/29/2006 11:54:45 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 5(AC44CW)
Views:  547   Comments: 0
Cold morning
Title:  Cold morning
Description:  Its 4:00 AM on a snowing January morning and 833 is sitting in the Westward Siding in St. Albans waiting for a fresh crew.
Photo Date:  1/27/2009  Upload Date: 8/22/2009 11:32:39 AM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
Categories:  Winter,Night
Locomotives: 
Views:  140   Comments: 2
While the city sleeps
Title:  While the city sleeps
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/6/2011  Upload Date: 5/6/2011 2:08:50 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Locomotives:  CSX 550(AC44CW)
Views:  905   Comments: 13
CSX Container train through St. Albans, WV
Title:  CSX Container train through St. Albans, WV
Description:  Screen shot from video taken with mini cam on a radio controlled plane. http://vimeo.com/31584973
Photo Date:  11/3/2011  Upload Date: 12/2/2011 11:50:22 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Views:  148   Comments: 0
RC Train Watching
Title:  RC Train Watching
Description:  Combining two hobbies, railfanning and RC flying, this image was captured with a camera on a radio controlled model plane. Heading up Coal River with empties at Upper Falls.
Photo Date:  9/6/2013  Upload Date: 9/6/2013 9:10:54 PM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
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Views:  74   Comments: 0
West Bound Through St. Albans
Title:  West Bound Through St. Albans
Description:  Image captured with a Blade 350QX quad copter
Photo Date:  3/8/2015  Upload Date: 3/15/2015 10:28:21 AM
Location:  Saint Albans, WV
Author:  Jim Butler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CSX 757(ES44AC-H)
Views:  59   Comments: 2


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