A sign of the times. An autorack train takes cars to markets in the east while stored coal gons sit in a center siding awaiting their fate.
Doublestacks roll by a still in use caboose along the Pokey near Vulcan in literally the last light of day.
After completing its first of two trips to Ought One for the Pocahontas Division employee appreciation excursions, NKP 765 returns west, near 'Vulcan' enroute to Williamson in preparation for an a... (more)
The ties that bind. Thanks to David for the inspiration...
With a salute from the cab, a fast freight passes worktrain 98J on the Pokey not far from the Cedar Welcome Center.
NS 233 leads the WB parade through downtown Vulcan after the tunnel curfew is lifted.
Pokey 'Boose, still used on a daily basis for back up moves.
Mine run S0W heads toward Bens Creek on the main, while the crew of 81W does a rollby check. The minerun would later become U26, captured by another photog who left the CWC in time to head to Bens... (more)
A conductor prepares to set out a car that was missed while loading a coal train. Meanwhile, a mail train wastes no time getting out of the way.
NS 6793 actually pushes this coal drag near Vulcan.
With a MTR (Mountaintop Removal) job (a/k/a as a "strip" mine) looming in the background, NS 7581 pulls a coal drag through the town coal built, Vulcan, which was owned by the N&W at one time.
274 heads east through Vulcan past hoppers stored in the center siding.