Power and cars set beside stockpiles of coal outside Norton Yard.
Getting ready for a mine run up a holler
Empty Norfolk Southern coal train 741 rolls east through Norton, VA on the former Interstate Railroad mainline. The train is passing a lone NS caboose in the former Interstate Yard on the west si... (more)
An NS crew rolls through the west end of the ex-Interstate Railroad's Norton Yard in route to Appalachia/Andover, VA.
Norfolk Southern U44 heads east out of Norton Yard with a train of empty coal cars. The train is destined for Toms Creek, VA for loading.
NS crew U44 with a set of light engines is moving foward on one leg of the wye in Norton, VA. The crew used the wye to get NS 1021 in the lead before leaving east out of Norton on the former Inte... (more)
U48's motive power has kicked the cab into Bruton Siding on the east side of Norton. A brakeman rides the back porch to control the cab's movement via the hand brake. The roving brakeman rides in ... (more)
The brakeman and conductor ride the cab's back porch as U50 backs westbound through the east end of Norton Yard. The tracks in the background are the ex-Interstate Railroad's main line and make-up... (more)
NS U47 returns to Norton on the ex-Interstate Railroad's Glamorgan Branch. U47 retrieved 19 loads from Critical Fork on the ex-IRR's Dixiana Branch.
A work train switches in the ex-Interstate Railroad's small Norton Yard. The ex-IRR's main line is to the right of the locomotive.
A mine run, led by a pair of C36-7s still in N&W livery, heads east out of Norton on the Clinch Valley Line.
NS U59, under control of conductor Dennis Ashley and engineer Delmer Lester, rolls by Bruton Siding on the ex-Intertstate Railroad. U49's three covered hoppers are en route to Austin Powder at Hol... (more)
A pair of cabs (555030 and 555596) rest on the main line adjacent to Bruton Siding on ex-IRR trackage. In a short time, U48 will couple both cabs to empties and work Paramount.
N&W 852 is a blue GP9. N&W 1528 is a black SD35.
Conductor Mike Young (on ground) shows a brakeman trainee the finer points to uncoupling and securing a cab in the ex-Interstate Railroad's Norton Yard.