A former CNW SD60, now part of the HLCX lease fleet, leads westbound 83G by the large coal facility at Keystone. The two light engines are going west to Hull to pick up 50 Tidewater coal loads to ... (more)
An eastbound BNSF stack train flies across the Mojave Desert at Amboy. Prior to Interstate 40's construction across the desert, Route 66 kept Amboy alive with a steady flow of traffic. These days ... (more)
BNSF 4793 leads an eastbound stack train across the Mojave desert at Ludlow as seen from the Route 66 grade crossing. more)
BNSF 5349 leans through the S-curves and by the crossovers at Ludlow on main 2 with the first of 30 trains seen between 0715 and 1815 in the Ludlow area
NS loaded coal train U9V behind a pair of C40-9Ws eases down the mainline passing a nearly full Auville Yard on the Dry Fork Branch. If this is any sign of the times, the coal business is very str... (more)
NS eastbound freight 194 begins its downhill slide out of Bluefield for the run to Roanoke just prior to sunset. The massive coal tower in the background serves as a reminder of the awesome machin... (more)
NS westbound freight 147 rolls through downtown Iaeger on main #2 toward Williamson and points west. more)
NS 18M rolls eastbound under the signal bridge at Hull on main #2 to avoid a coal traffic jam at Iaeger on the #1 main.
Just after the sun has peeked over the mountain, the morning dew glistens on these spare sections of rail at Flat Top yard.
NS's Frisco Local drops downgrade through Gate City with former N&W SD40-2 6137 leading.
NS Frisco Local T74 gets a run for the hill at Speers Ferry with a SD40-2/GP38AC combo leading 20 misc. coal loads. The CSX's Kingsport Subdivision can be seen in the background (Copper Creek Viad... (more)
O. Winston Link put Northfork, WV on the map in 1958 with his Mainline on Main Street image of a N&W steam giant roaring through the tight confines of downtown. Fast forward almost 50 years... (more)
NS 194 rolls eastbound under the signal bridge at Hull on main #1.
This faded Warbonnet is a long way from its west coast home as it sits under the coaling tower at Farm awaiting its next eastbound pusher assignment.
A pair of NS GEs bring eastbound autorack train 274 out of the early morning shadows and by the signals at Bluefield, Virginia on Main #1.