This is the sight of the NS Exeter derailment on Virginia State Hwy 68 as 38 of 54 loaded cars derailed on the 3.5% grade. Hwy 68 was just reopened yesterday with the derailment occurring at 8:40p... (more)
Here is the sight of the NS Exeter derailment 38 of 54 cars derailed on the 3.5% grade. Hwy 68 was just reopened today with the derailment occurring at 8:40pm on Saturday Nov 18, 2017 just minutes... (more)
The U43 heads up the steep grade of the divide toward the Lee County line out of Wise County on Hwy 68 in Exeter.
U56 crew dead heads with a lite engine to Saint Charles to pick up some misc. rail cars.
This is the Westmoreland Coal Dump Train. This short-lived operation transported coal from the mine at Holton (near Exeter, VA) to the prep plant at Wentz. This shot shows the train nearly loaded ... (more)
A NS SD40-2 and a GP38AC load the Westmoreland Dump train at the Holton Mine complex near Exeter.
Westmoreland Coal's Dump Train loads at the Holton Mine complex. This unique operation ran from 1988 until Westmoreland's shut down of its Virginia operations in August 1995.
Westmoreland Dump Train loads at the Holton Mine complex.
A mine run backs through the (then) new load out at Westmoreland Coal's Holton Mine on the Wise-Lee County line in SW Virginia.
Dispatcher grabbed these guys to rescue stalled ballast train.
Almost made the crossing on 2nd try after stalling 33 cars on ballast
Stalled just before the crossing with 33 cars of ballast.