Westbound on the former N&W mainline, NKP 765 charges toward Porsmouth, on a deadhead from Williamson to Columbus to perform a series of excursions for the Pittsburgh Division.
NKP 765 rounds a curve at 45mph on it's way back to Williamson for the day.
765 blast through Naugatuck, WV on the afternoon trip. The original plans were to turn the exursion at Naugatuck. At the last minute, they decided to run the trips to Lovely, WV.
765 passes by the CPL named Panco just before passing through Naugatuck.
97J work train awaits a crew for a trip down to the Wolf Creek Branch for MOW.
Protecting the apex of the wye, this vintage CPL is on borrowed time with her replacement awaiting activation in the upcoming months.
With the replacements simply awaiting activation, the eastbound N&W CPL's at Naugatuck still guide trains through the coalfields of the Kenova District, seen here as NS 18M illuminates the two gen... (more)
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A light power aet "knocks down" the classic cantilever signal at Naughtuck.
Light power kicks up some snow as they hurry to help a coal drag.
97J is tied down in Pigeon Creek Yard for the day surrounded by stored cars and MOW equipment
In a classic Pokey scene, a caboose protects a shove move on a branch as a ballast train is put away.
With a caboose on the rear and some white stuff on the ground, its business as usual for this unit train being backed up Pigeon Creek to be floodloaded.
A ballast train spends the night under the stars on an autumn evening in West Virginia.
Modify the paint scheme and this scene could be 30 years old. A former N&W SD40-2 runs long hood forward as it leads a ballast train past the old N&W signal on the Lenore Branch.