Union Pacific's Southern Pacific heritage SD70ACe idles near the pit at Weller Yard in-between coal run service in the coalfields of rural southwestern Virginia.
Union Pacific's freshly painted Southern Pacific heritage SD70ACe heads for the pit at Weller Yard after dragging coal loads off the Levisa Branch and into Weller Yard on NS' Buchanan Branch in ru... (more)
Weller-bound empty coal train NS 823 with a UP AC44CW leading a standard cab NS SD70 heads up the NS Buchanan Branch behind the iconic triple-story Walmart Supercenter in Grundy, VA. The store's u... (more)
Norfolk Southern heritage unit NS8114 struggles up the grade toward Dismal Yard with an empty unit train for Sun Coke. The Buchanan Branch is a busy coal artery deep in the Hollers of Western Vir... (more)
Southern 630 makes a puts on a show as it slowly rolls through Weller Yard.
Shortly after picking up 15 coal loads and adding them to their westbound loaded coke train, NS U60 works around the corner as it approaches Thomas Wye behind a former Conrail EMD. This westbound... (more)
On a warm morning in Southwest Virginia, U72 sits idle in Weller Yard near Grundy, VA for a crew to head up the mountain towards Ought One.
630 begins to accelerate out of Weller Yard and past the CPL's that protect the entrance.
As part of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam Program, TVRM's Southern Consolidation leads the morning excursion back through Weller Yard past a loaded coke train from Dismal, on its return run... (more)
As part of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam Program, TVRM's Southern Consolidation leads the first steam excursion on the Buchanan Branch in 55 years, as it crosses the bridge into Weller Yar... (more)
Steam returns to the Buchanan Branch... For the first time in over 55 years, steam returns to the N&W Buchanan Branch on the head end of an NS and TVRM sponsored public excursion. Enroute t... (more)
Departing Weller Yard for Devon, UP SD70M No. 4633 leads NS U66 through the unique (potentially ex- NKP?) signals at Lyn Camp on NS' former N&W Buchanan Branch to Devon.
N&W 1813 in the yard at Grundy, VA in April 1971.
Early morning power move in Weller Yard.