Still the best locomotive ever run by NS steam program (IMHO). Here the train is westbound entering the siding for a meet. Why yes, I am on the lead locomotive of the train they are meeting, by ... (more)
Two CSX GE's (an AC44 and a C60) lead a southbound loaded coal train across Copper Creek Viaduct on a Spring morning.
The Frisco local crew is switching some gons of inbound steel rods at the Duffield Birmingham Bolt plant. This facility was later closed, but is still used by a mine supply firm. Unfortunately, ra... (more)
The gentleman in the blue shirt wearing a moustache and standing (center) on the rear platform of Southern's "Lookout Mountain" is none other than NS CEO Wick Moorman. At the time, Wick was the di... (more)
A grubby ex-L&N GP38-2 (4064) is panned at the "bolt plant crossing" in Duffield late one afternoon many years ago. The unit is one of three four-motor units adding their tractive effort to the re... (more)
Southbound NS coal train creeps through the 850ft Natural Tunnel.
Eastbound NS train 386 crosses U.S. Highway 23 at Duffield with the Reading heritage SD70ACe leading on its trek from Andover, VA to Knoxville, TN.
A westbound board of directors' special hustles back to track speed at Duffield after descending the grade from Sunbright. Three splendid green FP7s are pulling this morning.
Three fairly new C40-8s in the "stealth" paint scheme roll through Duffield, VA in the late afternoon of a November '89 day. The spur on the left dropped down the hill to serve the Pak-Mor manufac... (more)
The hard realities of mountain railroading: The pulled B-end drawhead of South Carolina Public Service aluminum air dump hopper 94721 lies on the ground at Duffield--evidence of an earlier aborted... (more)
A single NS SD70ACe is working the T75 pusher on the rear of NS train 386 eastbound at Duffield, VA on NS' Appalachia District.
Under the dark and rainy skies of a spring thunderstorm NS' Interstate heritage unit leads a westbound light engine move over the North Fork of the Clinch River.
Consecutively-numbered Southern SD35s 3031 and 3032 roll into the house track at Duffield, VA to meet an eastbound coal train (behind the photographer) on the authority of a Form 31 wait order. Th... (more)
The Andover-Frisco turn (NS 386) rolls eastbound into Duffield behind a unique mix of EMD power with the surrounding mountains quickly greening up after a mild winter. more)
A westbound CSX empty hopper train running on NS trackage rights at Duffield, Virginia blends in perfectly with the blazing fall foliage.