Old meets new at Sprigg... Illuminated by a full moon, two N&W CPL's stand against their replacements at CP Sprigg on the night of August 27th, 2015. Now, the CPL's have been replaced and new sign... (more)
Tucked away in-between Sprouse Creek and the mainline on N&W's 1.6-mile Alma Branch, a classic N&W CPL displays an 'approach slow' on the approach to Alma Jct. Currently, this line sees no revenue... (more)
A light power move heads west over the Pocahontas District, passing the abandoned school at Eckman, W.Va.
The Nickel Plate Road heritage unit rolls west out of Big Four Tunnel No. 2 as it heads to Farm, W.Va., for a helper assignment.
An eastbound loaded coal train rolls past the color position lights and abandoned Presbyterian church in downtown Keystone, W.Va. The gloomy weather matches the gloomy town.
Business as usual
Not much has changed at the Suncoke KRT transloading facility over the past year. With the steep decline of the coal industry, the yard once filled with cuts of ... (more)
1309 Driver being moved to be prepared for shipment.
Just days before Norfolk Southern would mothball the eastern end of its former Virginian Princeton-Deepwater District, eastbound loads met westbound empties between... (more)
NS EMD SD70ACe pushes NS U91 toward Elmore Yard, slicing through a tight rock cut near Harper, eastbound on the Virginian P-D District.
Two NS EMD SD70ACe's assist NS U91 over the west end of the Virginian's Princeton-Deepwater District, spanning the large viaduct at Dothan on their afternoon run to Elmore Yard from Alloy.
NS GE ES44AC No. 8135 and two other head motors pull 100 loads of coal across the Virginian trestle at Slab Fork, nearly completing their crew run from Alloy Yard to Elmore.
Loads from the New York Central W.Va. Secondary begin their journey along the Virginian's P-D District from Deepwater to Elmore under the lead power of three motors and two pushers.
With darkness creeping in, A coal train begins to flood load with "met" coal near Northfork W.Va.
No rest for the wicked........ The Lehigh Valley unit has just completed a push into Bluefield and returns back down the grade to get with another unit for another push job up the Elkhorn grade.
The Lehigh Valley unit passes the Nickel Plate unit. Both are in pusher service on the Pokey.