A westbound train of empty coal gondolas that originated in Newport News, VA travels across the Buckingham Branch Railroad. No longer is the C&O signal, but replaced by a modern LED hood signal c... (more)
Two BNSF "toasters" lead a westbound empty scrubber stone train headed for Mt. Vernon, KY. There, it will load on the southern (eastern) stub of the former L&N Lebanon Branch. This is th... (more)
Two BNSF "toasters" lead a DIT CSX B40-8 on a westbound empty scrubber stone train headed for Mt. Vernon, KY. There, it will load on the southern (eastern) stub of the former L&N Lebanon Branch. T... (more)
Steam returns to the Buchanan Branch... For the first time in over 55 years, steam returns to the N&W Buchanan Branch on the head end of an NS and TVRM sponsored public excursion. Enroute t... (more)
The NS 756 rolls south through Henry on the way to Belews Creek Steam Station.
Eastbound crude oil exits the one of the most secluded tunnels on CSX. Bells Tunnel is tucked away on a large farm and miles away from public access. As such, photographs of it are very rare. A... (more)
630 was really roaring when she flew through sleepy little Seven Mile Ford making up for a late departure from Bristol.
A little documented but exceedingly important aspect of American railroad is track inspection. At the Short Street crossing in Big Stone Gap, CSX roadmaster (its term--going back to the L&N days--... (more)
Last train of the day shown here after exiting Devon Tunnel and heading back to Virginia and Weller Yard at Grundy. Hope everyone had a great time, and appreciate NS making it happen (one more tim... (more)
Spur of the moment decision finds us sitting in the middle of nowhere in the hills of Appalachia, in some of the most beautiful country there is, listening to the frogs trying to drown out the bir... (more)
The NS 756 rolls south between Ferrum and Henry near the community of Prillaman Switch.
The 066 Special with the Southern 630 comes through Weller Yard on the way back to Grundy.
The NS 756 crosses over the junction for the Fontaine Spur while heading south down the Vine.
Locomotive 630 ducks under the signal at Hurley.