The drone of a distant coal mine conveyor belt is drowned out by the lead locomotive of a westbound empty coal train approaching Hull, west of Iaeger, in the middle of NS's Pocahontas District bet... (more)
194 passes stopped J57 in the middle of a snowstorm at Iaeger. Things would soon come to a standstill as switches began to get clogged up with snow.
A westbound empty grain train rolls across the Norfolk & Western mainline through far southern West Virginia under the cover of darkness. Heavy rains and humid nights have created for a foggy jour... (more)
Articulated - A picture is worth a thousand words. 1218 has been serviced at Auville Yard, on the Dry Fork Branch, and is leaving town via the west leg of the Iaeger Wye. She will continue the wes... (more)
2 trains meet in the pouring rain in Iaeger WV and appear to have an identity crisis of who's railroad this actually is, with CSX, NS, BNSF, and CN all present
The old Alco still remains in the same place as last year. There still may be hope for her. The Tipple has been reopened but it is trucking coal in and out. Lets hope they soon have a need to fire... (more)
A stack train passes a parked SD60 rental sitting near the old the old Red Ash tipple at Litwar.
81N passes through the crossover at Auville, passing the CPL signal still standing at the West end of Auville Yard.
Westbound intermodal 29G passes under the unique signal bridge at Virginia Crews, just East of Iaeger. These signals won't be around for much longer, as replacements are on site just out of frame.
What may be the end of an era. The Alco that served the Litwar "Red Ash" Tipple for many years looks to be parked for good.
The J60 helper set eases to a stop at Iaeger, awaiting another Eastbound to assist up the grade.
A beautiful fall scene as a coal train comes off the Dry Fork Branch and onto the Pokey main at Iaeger. A rare sight anymore, especially going WB.
A coal train works a cut of cars in the early morning fog.
Deep in Pocahontas coal country, N&W Class A No. 1218 passes the coaling tower in Iaeger, W.Va. The trip was part of the 1991 convention of the National Railway Historical Society based out of Hun... (more)
27M leans into the curve at Virginia Crews, a short distance East of Iaeger.