Manifest 18M emerges from Big Four No.1 Tunnel behind the abandoned Walmart on the Pocahontas District
Westbound autorack 27V is about to pass through the short Big Four #2 Tunnel, with an SD60E leading the way. The fall colors are starting to show on the hill above the tunnel portal, although stil... (more)
The Nickel Plate and Lehigh Valley are on the rear of NS 83A on their way to Bluefield to cut of and continue assisting trains.
NS 8009 blasts out of Big Four with 8700 horses roaring out of the exhausts.
The Nickel Plate Road heritage unit rolls west out of Big Four Tunnel No. 2 as it heads to Farm, W.Va., for a helper assignment.
The J51 helper trio shoves on the rear of Ethanol train 64M at Big Four.
Pusher set J59 shoves Belews Creek, NC coal train 746 through Big Four Tunnel No. 1, between Huger and the Big Four Wal-Mart, where the east portal of this same tunnel is conveniently located.
Shoving against the rear of eastbound Belews Creek coal train 746, Norfolk Southern's Nickle Plate Road Heritage Unit ducks into one of the many N&W Tunnels on the Pocahontas District.
After pushing an eastbound coal drag over the famed "Elkhorn Grade", NS pusher set J55 emerges from a former N&W ice covered tunnel in Big Four on it's return trip to Farm.
A rare treat on the Pocahontas District, a freshly painted SD40-2 leads 110 coal loads out of Big Four Tunne on it's eastbound journey across the Elkhorn Grade.
As the Ice melts outside Norfolk Southern's Big Four No. 1 Tunnel, J55 exits the west portal on its way to Farm to push another train back east and over the Elkhorn Grade.
On a dreary afternoon, a fairly new SD60E leads 95V over the freezing cold water in Big Four.
As eastbound loaded coal train NS 766 disappears into Big Four Tunnel No. 1, NS J5M helpers led by NS' Lehigh Valley heritage ES44AC are illuminated by flash, as they grind upgrade toward Bluefiel... (more)
Hotshot 217 breaks the silence of the night at Big Four Tunnel #1. Leading the way is the Delaware, Lackawanna an Western heritage unit, NS 1074. A big thanks goes out to more)
NS' Southern Railway heritage ES44AC rolls westbound into the east portal of Big Four Tunnel No. 1 during a late winter snow squall.