After a meet with one north bound at Boody, T134 has a straight shot to Erwin, TN.
CSX N342 coasts South towards Kingsport where it would spend the next several hours in undesired emegency. The track and signal to the right is a connector for CSX to go West on NS trackage and fo... (more)
A tied down train 15T is overtaken by NS V40, back at the Bristol Yard from working customers between Bristol and Marion.
The first of four Westbounds, NS 22A rolls through Emory past my son and fellow RP.net contributor Dustin who is headed back to the truck after taking his shot.
The crew of NS 15T have less than 10 miles left on their train ride to Bristol, but another 150 in the taxi dead heading back home to Roanoke.
With a clear signal at Schuleen in sight, NS 15T heads into Marion under the US 11 overpass.
A GE ES40DC and its engineer lean into a sharp right hander at the head of NS 15T a little West of Marion. The heavy duty whistle sign is a survivor from the N&W days.
NS 22A heads West down the main at the 099 section of the Bristol Yard. 200 pound kegs of new spikes and sacks of rail clips lay in the foreground.
The Frisco Local units sit idle at the yard office at the end of a beautiful day.
CSX T134 holds at Boody with a 4535 ft. train of coal loads trailing.
Loram rail grinder RG 314 at Norton, VA.
NS 9873 heads up a long string of empties at Spring as the sun thaws the overnight freeze.
NS 25N snakes through an S curve Westbound at MP 7A with a track warrant all the to Sand Valley for a meet with two East bounds.
At only nine months old, NS 7666 still has that new look as it leads train 22A Westbound out of Bristol at MP 0.9A
NS 25N crosses Clear Creek just West of Wallace as it slows for a restricted signal at Bristol behind train 723.