A late winter snowfall covers the southern West Virginia area as a light pusher set, composed of the Norfolk Southern and N&W heritage units, moves westbound through Bluefield, Va.
Eastbound coal loads cross the Bluestone River approaching Bluefield, Va.
A long way from home... Southern Pacific SD40E, 7328, is in pusher service on the "Pokey" helping former N&W C30-7, 8072 and SD40-2, 6120, to push another loaded coal train into Bluefiel... (more)
Recrewed at the yard a couple miles east of here, pushers for the Pokey operating as a J60 head west towards Farm to meet their next shove over the grade at Elkhorn. The tall mast CPL in the fore... (more)
Westbound intermodal 29G passes the endangered CPL's at Bluefield, VA on their journey up the Pocahontas District. CPL's still dominate control of trains on the Pokey, with their replacements hav... (more)
After waiting on a light power move to pull into the yard, westbound intermodal 29G starts their journey up the Pocahontas District passing the junction of the Clinch Valley District at Bluefield,... (more)
Originally assigned to the mighty Pennsy this unit is now switching gravel cars. Yeah, it's the pits.
NS 198 approaches the eastbound signals at Bluefield, Virginia.
Veteran N&W era CPLs stand guard under a beautiful starry sky, showing all reds protecting the Pocahontas District with the Clinch Valley District. These old signals are soon to become history, as... (more)
Pushers on an Eastbound loaded coal train
After stalling out, the pushers of the 83A prepare to lead the train back up the Pokey a little ways to try to enter Bluefield Yard again.
NS 29G rolls under the endangered N&W CPL at Bluefield, VA with a nice EMD team up front. The train is just underway out of a crew change and is starting its trip up the Pokey.
After waiting on 83A to enter the yard, 823 leaves Bluefield, about to take the connection onto the Clinch Valley District.
J5W, with NS 8120 and NS 8100, shoves on the rear of intermodal train I34 on the final climb into Bluefield Yard, passing the CPL governing the junction of the Clinch Valley District with the Poca... (more)