After a long delay, U07 finally gets to highball west toward the Wolf Creek Branch. The sun has long since sunk below the mountains as the train speeds up the Tug Valley.
The U12 mine run crew has just pulled 99 loads off the Delorme Branch up into Williamson Yard where the train will soon get a road crew and be hustling west up the mainline.
Mine run U07 waits for track crews to repair the Borderland crossovers and will mark up a 2 1/2 hour delay getting these mtys up to the Wolf Creek Branch for loading.
The shortest train on the NS system rolls west across the impressive Ohio River Bridge at Kenova, WV.
A long string of mtys are stopped at the C&O signals protecting the West End of Dock siding. The train is waiting on a Bill Creek Shifter to pull out of the siding and cross over with loads for t... (more)
A westbound freight train waits on a fresh crew at the west end of the big Huntington, WV yard with an interesting mix of power.
East bound West Olive (CSCX) mtys rumble over the Coal River Bridge at the east end of Dock bound for loading at Toms Fork on the Cabin Creek Subdivision.
A unit coal train off the Big Sandy Sub has reversed directions at Russell and now waits on track time on the Kanawha with a crew out of Hinton.
A Loram rail grinder waits out a sunny Mother's Day in the siding at St Albans, WV. Monday will find the unit hard at work on the Coal River Subdivision to the south.
Former CN units idle in the yard at the Kanawha River Terminal in Ceredo, WV.
A Shifter crew runs two big AC units back east toward Huntington after dropping off 102 loads for KRT in the Ceredo Yard.
CSX SD80MAC 805 has 145 trailing coal loads laying down a layer of coal dust as the train enters the first section of single track since departing Russell. Ahead lies the remote and scenic New Ri... (more)
A CSX mother-slug set powers a long string of export coal bound for Newport News around the sweeping curve at scenic Crown Hill, WV on the busy Kanawha Subdivision.
NS power takes a break between assignments in the former Conrail yard just east of Belle, WV on a sunny May Sunday morning.
Eastbound export coal led by a former Conrail SD80MAC meets westbound Q317 on the Kanawha Sub at Coal River.