The afternoon (westbound) special for NS employees and their families (Pocahontas Division) rolls along Main 2 en route to the wye at Kermit. After turning, the train will retrace its path back to... (more)
Nearing completing its afternoon run from Kenova to Williamson under the local mine ID of NS J13, NS 8101 in the "Central of Georgia" heritage paint leads through Maher in the late evening sun.
Westbound on the N&W main at Maher, westbound NS 17M blasts over the Route 52 crossing on its westward trek toward Portsmouth on the NS Kenova District.
U10 heads west around the big curve at Maher toward the Lenore Branch where it will load at Big Omer.
NS 876 has an unbelievable 223 loaded hoppers on a roll west around the big curve at Maher, WV.
After a long delay, U07 finally gets to highball west toward the Wolf Creek Branch. The sun has long since sunk below the mountains as the train speeds up the Tug Valley.
M85 sets off a bad-order covered hoppers in the siding at Maher, WV. One could feel for the conductor when the hot box detector demanded his attention.