Westmoreland Coal's Dump Train shoves past the idled Osaka No. 2 tipple, located a short distance north of the Virginia Coal & Iron (VC&I) Company's original Stonega operation. The Dump Train will... (more)
Westmoreland Coal's Dump Train has finished unloading at Wentz and rolls around the curve by the Stonega bath house, located just out of view to the right, as it begins its journey back to Holton ... (more)
Westmoreland Coal's Dump Train, operated by NS, backs towards the unloading area at Wentz, located a short distance above Stonega, on the ex-Interstate Railroad. An ex-IRR mine run pauses to the l... (more)
NS U48 with a new ac conversion in standard paint backs the empty Duke power train thru the tight confines of the small community of Stonega (railroad name Wentz)
A 105 car hyper train is coming from the Wentz Mine and through the small coal camp community of Stonega.
The first cut of a 60-car Norfolk Southern unit coal train of higher sulphur coal destined for the Eastman Chemical in Kingsport, Tennessee, is finished loading at Red River Coal's prep plant and ... (more)
The first cut of a 60-car unit coal train of higher sulphur coal destined for the Eastman Chemical in Kingsport, Tennessee, is finished loading at Red River Coal's prep plant and loadout at Steer ... (more)
Still dropping ties along the former Interstate Line to Wentz, NS 92R cuts between some old coal mining houses in Stonega, Virginia with a par of EM's leading.
Crossing the mine road into Wentz, a pair of EMD's lead 92R slowly up the former Interstate Railroad Stonega Branch in the early morning hours.
In a rare move up the former Interstate Stonega Branch, NS 92R drops ties in downtown Stonega, Virginia for replacement later this week. The mine at Wentz just changed hands, and things are start... (more)
Pan of NS 8064 at the Cross Creek Trestle its quiet small and hidden behind the highway gaurdrail.
NS 8064 and trailing unit NS 1068 Erie Heritage unit crosses State Hwy 78 on a mine run to Pigeon Creek processing.
Coal is still king here as NS U49, running down the old Interstate Railroad Stonega Branch, passes a coal truck making a late afternoon run towards the mine at Wentz.
NS mine run U49 is pulling 105 hyper-loaded hoppers out of the mine at Wentz on its way to Norton, VA along former Interstate Railroad trackage.
Running the former Interstate Railroad's Stonega Branch, NS U49 is bringing 105 loads from Wentz to Norton. On the way, they will set off 70 in Andover Yard. Flying in the opposite direction is an... (more)