A Norfolk Southern U47 crew pulls a loaded coal train that was loaded at Wentz, VA into downtown Appalachia, VA. Once the train clears the wye, a J74 pusher will pull the caboose that was used fo... (more)
A gasoline powered speeder, presumably of ex-Southern ownership, rests at the ex-Interstate Railroad's Andover Yard.
Norfolk Southern SD60E 6961 is parked with two other locomotives in a siding in downtown Appalachia, VA. The locomotive was built as CNW SD60 8031. The rebuilt locomotive has a NS designed wide... (more)
NS U47 crew with light engines is coming into downtown Appalachia, VA from Norton, VA. The locomotives will soon pass the old passenger station and use the wye to back toward the Andover Yard sho... (more)
A well weathered Norfolk Southern caboose rests in downtown Appalachia, VA. The caboose was built in November of 1969 by International Car Company for the Norfolk and Western Railway as N&W 51859... (more)
NS Dash 9-44CW 9519 and NS caboose 555630 are parked in a siding next to the NS mainline in downtown Appalachia, VA.
NS U47 moves forward in downtown Appalachia, VA with empty coal hoppers and gondolas. U47 originated in Norton, VA on this day. Once NS U47 clears the wye in Appalachia, VA, the train will couple... (more)
NS mine run U47 with two ET44ACs and a caboose waits by the long vacant L&N passenger depot in downtown Appalachia, VA for another train (NS 386) to get into the clear. Once NS 386 clears, NS U47... (more)
NS U40 heads through downtown Appalachia, VA with four locomotives and 40 loaded coal cars. The train will go to the signal at Big Stone Gap, VA where the U40 crew will swap out with an NS 386 cr... (more)
The pusher power for U48 sits on the "serviced" side of the shop at Andover Yard.The U48 today is a Wentz to Norton coal train before assuming a new ID number at Norton to continue on to... (more)
Early Norfolk Southern: I don't recall seeing or photographing very many Southern GP30s repainted into Norfolk Southern "colors." This GP30 has led an Extra West back to Andover after go... (more)
NS Erie Unit in the lead heading down behind town of Appalachia.
As Bob Dylan sang, "...the times, they are a-changin'..." At Andover, VA in 1988, the yard crew is switching the cab track. The three units represent the two predecessor roads of NS, spl... (more)
Two Southern Geeps--GP7 2197 and GP9 298--are handling the second trick yard job at Andover on a nice day in 1968. Both units are "white faces" (black on white number boards), denoting t... (more)
A study of the front end of a Southern Railway SD45, spotted at Andover, VA for servicing in 1985. These units were awesome beasts.