A coal train threads the needle between the towering cliffs and the Tug Fork River along this remote stretch of the Pokey.
DC power stretches it out under both signal towers at War Eagle. This was the scene of a slide earlier this year that shut down the main line, an always present danger among the high rock outcropp... (more)
A grain train passes through the narrow passage between the cliffs and Tug Fork River in this remote section of the Pokey.
A lone pusher shoves a coal drag up the tough Pokey grade at War Eagle.
17M with return power in tow passes under the cliffs at War Eagle, W.Va.
Two NS ACe's make a run at the grade up to Alnwick. This is the area where the Pokey starts to get steep. It's been an easy run from Williamson to here but soon they will be asking for pushers at ... (more)
A coal train hustles MTY's back into the coalfiels for a refill amid the 2010 fall colors show along the Pokey.
A trio of cool old power is leading this MTY grain train back west.
NS 274 cruises along the Pokey while taking in the fall colors.
The slide fence is dwarfed by the massive cliffs the railroad carved through a hundred yeards ago.
With lead motor problems and a sliver of daylight left along the Tug Fork, 77A has just been told to limp to Williamson with their mtys.
Lubricator getting ready for a work out as NS 9855 rolls down the Tug Valley near War Eagle.
NS 9774 leads this unit train up the Pokey amid some colorful fall leaves.
AR hugs the slide detector fence that keeps a vigilant watch on the cliffs that line the Pokey at War Eagle.
In a sea of late fall color, NS 9725 rounds an elevated curve that makes up this section of the Pokey.