Q296 rounds the broad curve approaching the overhead Ketstone Viaduct on its eastward journey.
Engineer Danny Fisher and conductor Mike Young man U52 as it rolls onto the ex-Interstate Railroad's Pardee Branch at Kent Junction. U52 is headed to Cumberland River's Coal's loader at the end of... (more)
NS 607 rolls by the non-closed quarry at Glenita, Va. In earlier years, the quarry provided much of the ballast for the ex-Southern Railway's Appalachia Division.
From time to time, foreign units made it to the coal fields in the Appalachia area. A combination of locomotives in UP and SP paint schemes leaves Appalachia with another coal train. The train was... (more)
In need of a paint job after repairs from a collision in 2008, NS 8352 leads eastbound 36A between Ardara and Larimer, Pa.
By late October, the fall colors are a bit past their prime east of Pittsburgh as a short eastbound 18G rolls through North Irwin, Pa.
The massive plumes of smoke and cinders blot out the sun as WM 734 rounds Helmstetter's Curve on a Carl Franz Photo Special.
A pair of C40-8's roll by the cornfield approaching the westbound signal at Yoder, Pa.
NS U57 shoves empties by the former L&N freight station in Appalachia. Prior to highway relocation in the late 1980s, Business 23, the main highway between Appalachia and Norton, ran beside the de... (more)
Eastbound NS 725's lights glisten off the wet rail at Blackwood, Va. on the ex-Interstate Railroad's Appalachia-Norton main. The side track serves the idled Blackwood No. 1 loader.
Eastbound coal loads roll onto the massive bridge structure at Coopers, WV.
A westbound mixed freight crests the Alleghenies at Sand Patch.
Eastbound 20W charges through Wegley, Pa.
Eastbound double stacks round the broad curve at Lockport, Pa. (MP 293).
Although CSX power is frequently seen on NS rails between Big Stone Gap, Va. and Frisco, Tenn. via NS trackage rights, it's unusual to see CSX power on the ex-Interstate Railroad's mine runs. On a... (more)