Newly rebodied top-gons head west behind a C39-8 and C36-7 near Elliston. This may well have been the first trip these cars made to the coalfields after coming out of Roanoke Shop.
Empties head west on the day after Christmas behind two C39-8s (8604, 8662).
A westbound with the leader running long hood forward arrives at Roanoke Terminal sometime during Spring 1996. Taken from the 10th Street bridge. This interesting consist included a C39-8 (8650), ... (more)
A Conrail train rolls through Buffalo as seen from the abandoned Buffalo Passenger Terminal.
Westbound empty hoppers near Shawsville.
Westbound empty hopper train at Shawsville. Train is mostly old Southern "silver side" gons.
A long southbound passes through a cut below Tateville. This portion of the Rathole now has double track.
Having left Debutts yard a northbound NS crosses the Tennessee River to begin its journey up the old CNO&TP.
NS 112 with the 8583 up front heads west at Waddy Ky.
An empty hopper train approaches the icicle draped tunnel at Harper, Virginia, immediately north of Big Stone Gap.
About 40 miles south of Cincinnati along U.S.25 we find
the small community of Hilltop Ky. Here NS 251 the
southbound Triple Crown races by with ex.Conrail C39-8
6616 now 8210 leading the way.
Retired C39-8 8663 leads the deadline of other retired C39-8's and stored C40-8's at the Enola Diesel Shop. The remants of the Ex. PRR electrification can be seen in the background. Photo taken wi... (more)
NS 217 passing by Blair yard with NS 8636 - NS 8508 and 101 cars.