The Blue Unit Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus train eases through downtown Mullens, about to enter NS' Elmore Yard. At Elmore, the Kanawha River Railroad crew will hand the train off to N... (more)
Two empty coal trains bound for loading on the Kanawha River Railroad idle away at the north end of Elmore Yard, awaiting crews to bring them over the hilly ex-Virginian Princeton-Deepwater Distri... (more)
Two empty coal trains sit idle in Elmore Yard on the former Virginian Princeton-Deepwater District, waiting for crews from the Kanawha River Railroad to take the trains north for loading. KN-50, ... (more)
Norfolk Southern Yardmaster Pete Hypes poses for a photo inside the Elmore Yard office in Mullens, W.Va. Just days after this photo was taken, Hypes celebrates his 60th year of working for the rai... (more)
Operating from Dickinson Yard to Mullens, the last NS-operated chemical train rolls into a tunnel just north of Mullens as it traces the Virginian main toward Elmore Yard. Once the train arrives i... (more)
NS U91 rolls into Mullens, W.Va., on a beautiful January morning with a long coal drag that was acquired at Page in the early hours; the Mullens tunnel can be seen behind the locomotives.
NS 1605, SR 3243, NS 9720, NS 1385 head east out of Mullens on one of the coal branches that seemed to litter the area. I had always been interested in the area as my grandfather had been born in ... (more)
NS U92 with 1009 leading heads through along the former Virginian line.
Virginian had a large shop in Mullens, WV to service their electric locomotives. Note the freshly painted N&W trainmaster.
A pair of Ex Virginian H Liners are switching a train near Mullens, WV.
NW FM H24-66 #172 in Mullens, WV. [10/69]
A former Wabash FM H24-66 is seen here working with a sister FM product in Mullens in 1971.
Two former Virginian, now N&W FM H24-66 Train Masters (165 and 168) sit in the yard at Mullens, WV. [4/71]
Norfolk and Western 156 was a former Virginian Trainmaster that worked out of Mullens, WV along with sisters for the remainder of their existence. These units had many unusual features such as exp... (more)