NS 51Q, a grain train out of Georgia, crests the Elkhorn Grade as it exits the Elkhorn Tunnel and clears the signals at West End of Elkhorn.
The Virginian heritage unit shoves hard on the rear of manifest 194 at Landgraff, WV in a decent rain shower. The run has been quick so far, but the train will struggle progressively more as it hi... (more)
With two big GEs on the point and two more shoving on the rear, NS Belews Creek, NC-bound coal drag Q56 is working about as hard as I've ever witnessed to get up the final mile or so of a slippery... (more)
Under perfectly clear skies, a matched trio of Union Pacific C44-9Ws leads intermodal train 234 through CP Sprigg on the Williamson District. We saw the train while rolling east near Williamson Ya... (more)
I've had a good streak of luck lately with SD80MACs, and this added to it. One of the huge ex-Conrail EMDs leads empty grain train 53R west at Delorme on the Williamson District.
On a pleasant early spring day, NS 18M rounds the curve through historic Matewan, WV, only a few miles into its journey across the ex-N&W Pocahontas District.
First day of spring in West Virginia and Q416 West is seen with snow falling and on the ground from a small snow storm.
First day of spring in West Virginia and PO 30 is heading east with snow falling and on the ground from a small snow storm.
Ascending Elkhorn grade on its crew run from Williamson to Bluefield, the Ringling Brothers Blue Unit circus train passes through the deplorable mining community of Keystone, nestled deep in West ... (more)
Nearing night fall in West Virginia, a pair of AC pushers shove a loaded coal drag under the iconic CPL in Welch, West Virginia on the NS Pocahontas District.
Making good time across the Pokey, westbound empty coal train 767 splits the iconic N&W CPL's at Rogers, West Virginia on the Norfolk Southern Pocahontas District.
Grinding upgrade on the former N&W, a horsehead GE leads eastbound coal drag 772 through the fog and between the iconic CPL's at Claren on the Pocahontas District.
The Penn Central heritage unit leads 188 through the S-curve into the single track at Stepptown.
The Penn Central heritage unit leads 188 Eastbound through Borderland, passing Borderland Baptist Church.
The Virginian is hard at work pushing 18M up Elkhorn grade on the Pokey.