An eastbound coal train, lead by SD40-2, 6171 and C30-7, 8010, pass N&W 611 on the tight curve at Keystone. Westbound 611 is on a ferry move from Bluefield to Portsmouth Ohio with a few freight ca... (more)
An eastbound coal train, lead by C39-8E, 8527 and SD60, 6607, pass the coal processing plant at Keystone on the way to Bluefield.
British Columbia Rail GE C40-8M No. 4602 leads eastbound NS grain train 52G through Keystone, W.Va., in the far southern West Virginia coalfields.
Sometimes just hanging out trackside for a little while longer brings success. I was about to call it a day as I had flown from Australia the day before and was rather jet lagged. I thought I wou... (more)
With a UP SD70M leading the way, 272 passes through the East End of Eckman Yard on their way to Bluefield.
The Lehigh Valley unit leads a empty coal train up the scenic Pocahontas division. It slows through the small town of Keystone before going into a holding yard to wait its turn to be reloaded.
A Roanoke shops rebuild (former Dash9-40C 8789) leads loaded coal train 762 by the iconic N&W CPL signals at Keystone, WV.
NS 4002 and NS 4000, 2 of the special painted AC44C6M rebuilds, lead Eastbound 762 through Keystone, passing the CPL signal which is slated to be replaced in the coming weeks.
A pusher set chases pigeons down the tracks.
On what was a gorgeous fall day, Helper set J60 shoves hard on the rear of a loaded coal, passing through the east end ofEckman yard and by the soon to be gone CPL's.
J60 slowly rolls by the Keystone, WV, mine.
A man and his dog rest in the shade of the UMWA building in Keystone, West Virginia, as a Norfolk Southern coal train rumbles through town on a warm spring day of May 14, 2014.
Westbound helpers roll through Keystone, bound for Farm to assist the 194 into Bluefield, with the Conrail heritage on point.
On a balmy Spring afternoon, NS loaded coal train 83J led by an EMD SD60 and a standard cab GE grinds around an S-Curve in Keystone, West Virginia with locomotives in run eight while ascending Elk... (more)
An eastbound loaded coal train rolls past the color position lights and abandoned Presbyterian church in downtown Keystone, W.Va. The gloomy weather matches the gloomy town.