Lots of "stuff" to see in this photo. Three tunnel motors bring a freight through the yard lead by Cotton Belt SD40T-2 8334, followed by SP SD40T-2, 8278 and SP SD45T-2, 9288. Behind 928... (more)
It's early evening on a cold winter's day in Hinton, WV as former C&O GP40-2, 4386, takes a spin on the turntable.
A very clean 8561 leads a trio of Chessie power kicking up the snow as it hustles an eastbound freight through St. Albans, WV. 8561 was delivered new less than a year prior to this photo.
Former C&O 3862 leads an eastbound coal train out of Mann's Tunnel at Fort Spring, WV.
Could it be the Birmingham Special? No it's just the 1986 version of the NS excursion train before all the coaches were painted tuscan red. 611 is pulling into Crew, VA for a service stop on her ... (more)
A RARE FIND! While scouting photo locations for an up-coming excursion, I happened upon a gem! N&W GP9 514. One of the 22 "Red Bird" GP9's built in 1957-1958 to replace the Class J's on N&W passen... (more)
A trio of Southern GP50s lead by 7075, are crossing S. Elm Street and passing by the old Southern Railway office building.
Former N&W 8526 leads a string of empty hopper cars westbound out of Montgomery Tunnel.
Former N&W 8516 leading a variety of power on a southbound piggyback train out of Pomona Yard.
Former Southern 3288, leading a northbound freight, diverges to track one at Grover.
611 simmers at the Shaffers Crossing Roundhouse.
A long way from home... Southern Pacific SD40E, 7328, is in pusher service on the "Pokey" helping former N&W C30-7, 8072 and SD40-2, 6120, to push another loaded coal train into Bluefiel... (more)
Former N&W C30-7, 8043, 8064 and UP SD40, 3317, are departing Pomona Yard southbound at MP 287.
Former N&W GP-40s, 1347 and 1370, head-up a passenger special from Roanoke south to Martinsville, VA for the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway.
1218 has just exited the 213 ft long Point Tunnel. This is the first of many tunnels she will pass through as she climbs the famous Southern Loops to Asheville, NC.