A loaded CSX coal train rolls east through Oreton, VA as it exercises trackage rights over Norfolk Southern between Big Stone Gap, VA to Frisco, TN. In addition to the two locomotives on the fron... (more)
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)