2002 CSX Santa Train

The beginning of the 60th Santa Train. Departing   Shelby, KY Santa is ready with 15 tons of toys and candy!
Arriving in Elkhorn City, KY the Santa Train is crossing the old C&O bridge where former Clinchfield tracks begin.

Patty Loveless is just as ready as Santa, Patty spent her childhood years in the hills of Pikeville, KY.   http://www.patty-loveless.net

Santa had a great turnout here in Elkhorn City.
The 2002 Santa Train is crossing Pool Point bridge.
Santa waves near Potter's Flats, by now the lead engines are close to Virginia ready to enter State Line Tunnel.
Fremont, VA everyone is awaiting Santa.  The old Fremont Depot is just to the right setting up on the hill.
Santa's helpers are all ready, they all waved when someone yelled out for Santa from the VA 83 Highway Bridge.
The famous church, In the back ground you can see Union Baptist Church located at Dante, VA.
Heading into the S-curve the Santa Train is located at Phillips (Sun) Va.  
Located at Boody - MP 40 , Santa is almost to St.Paul where they will cross over NS tracks.
Osborne curve is located just north of Dungannon, VA.
Ready for there next stop in Dungannon, Santa has time to wave again if you look close you can see Patty too.
The awesome Copper Creek Viaduct is located at Clinchport, VA. The next stop for the Santa Train will be just ahead at Speers Ferry, VA.
Just about to end it's journey, Santa will cross North Fork Holston River Bridge just outside downtown Kingsport.
The final stop in Kingsport, TN where Santa will depart the train and hop on a fire engine for the Christmas parade.   http://www.kingsportchamber.org
Riding a bright yellow fire engine, it's the end of the line for the Santa Train and the parade too!

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