A CSX coal train, running on NS trackage rights between Big Stone Gap, Va. and Frisco, Tenn., rolls through the Oreton area.
A NS coal train grinds upgrade through the Oreton, Va. area.
A coal train grinds upgrade through Oreton on an early spring day.
NS 708 charges upgrade through Oreton, Va.
Q03 splits the signals at Oreton on the ex-Southern Railway's Appalachia Division.
NS 607 grinds upgrade through Oreton, Va. on ex-Southern Railway Appalachia Division rails.
Westbound empty hopper train 585 rolls through Oreton approaching East Stone Gap, Va. on a drizzly, foggy SW Virginia early spring day. Note that in an apparent tribute to his favorite Nascar driv... (more)
Operation Lifesaver GP59 No. 4635 leads NS 607, a Yuma Turn, through Oreton, Va. The steep slopes of Powell Mountain form the background.
A coal train approaches the crest of "Wildcat Summit" at Oreton.
NS 702 grinds upgrade through Oreton, Virginia.
Not long after daybreak, a westbound NS empty man crests the grade at Oreton, VA, on the Appalachia District.
An eastbound CSX unit coal train marches upgrade behind the howling prime movers of four SD40-2s. This stretch is on NS trackage rights.
The 76M is led by one of the many Dash 9s in NS service up through the S Curves near Oreton.
A little fall color from October 1992: This is an eastbound CSX unit coal train cresting the top of the hill at Oreton, VA, a few miles south of Big Stone Gap. This is NS trackage, but CSX has tra... (more)
Southern train 90--a radio "C" train bound for Bulls Gap, TN--has just crested the grade at Oreton, VA, on the Appalachia Division on June 11, 1984. The train has also just crossed from ... (more)