S24 runs East along the Tug Fork Riverbank, about to pass through downtown Matewan.
An eastbound coal train, lead by SD40-2, 6171 and C30-7, 8010, pass N&W 611 on the tight curve at Keystone. Westbound 611 is on a ferry move from Bluefield to Portsmouth Ohio with a few freight ca... (more)
A BNSF ES44DC leads 65M through West Williamson, passing the welcome message on the flood wall.
It's late afternoon in the West Virginia hollers. The sun sets behind the mountains early here. After a long day of chasing trains back and forth along Route 52 in McDowell County, it's time to he... (more)
An eastbound coal train, lead by C39-8E, 8527 and SD60, 6607, pass the coal processing plant at Keystone on the way to Bluefield.
A colorful assortment of power on 11G passes through the West flood gate at Williamson. 11G is rather new to these parts, running Roanoke to Elkhart.
Former N&W SD40-2, 6162, leads an eastbound coal train up the Elkhorn grade about a quarter mile west of Elkhorn Tunnel.
A late 233 with a rare Tophat leader passes between the rear of Q40 and the line of ammonium nitrate cars for the Nelson Brothers facility on the left.
Superpower steam at its zenith, as the 765 starts to gets a roll on 30 cars just outside of Huntington in the fall of 1992. Track speed for steam on "George Washington's Road" was 55 mp... (more)
BN on the Pokey! An eastbound coal train, lead by BN 6825, negotiates the sharp curve at Bluestone on the way to Bluefield.
Former N&W SD40-2, 6145, leads a freight train down grade on the west side of Elkhorn Tunnel with the classic N&W CPLs standing watch.
A Watco GP39-2 switches at Nitro on the KNWA.
The Bluefield Coaling Tower looms large in this shot taken from the north side of Bluefield Yard. Southern SD35, 3058, and N&W SD35, 1578, wait for their next assignment and several tracks are ful... (more)
Empty rock train NS U73 crosses the Oakvale Trestle on the former Virginian Railway's P-D District.
Empty rock train NS U73 crosses the I-77 trestle on the former Virginian Railway's P-D District.