Eastbound NS 274 approaches the 90 degree left hand turn at Bluefield, Virginia and the upgrade grind to Bluefield Yard at Bluefield, West Virginia.
A trio of engines pass the recently refurbished "Bluefield Interiors" sign as they shove 83J up the hill into Bluefield Yard. The foreground track is the start of NS's Clinch Valley Line... (more)
An eastbound freight leans into the curve at Bluefield, Virginia. The track in the foreground is NS's Clinch Valley Line.
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.
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.