A mix of EMD and GE 4-axles hustle loads for Kentucky Utilities north up the KY at Farriston past the recently idled Interstate Coal Company loadout. One of my first B&W shots.
The light is fading fast as a EB time freight prepares to head east under the old coaling tower at Farm.
Mty hopper train heading for Andover Yard is just south of Natural Tunnel, VA
AK Steel 1220 leads a cut of mty coke hoppers south toward the coke works with the engineer running the unit by remote control while relaxing on the front "porch" of the switcher.
SD40-2 6111 and SD40 1613, both of N&W heritage, prepare to pull a rail train east out of NS's Bluefield, WV yard on a sunny May morning.
A single GE brings a Newport News bound train out of Shelby Yard and heads down the Big Sandy Subdivision. The train was loaded the night before down on the old Clinchfield's Nora Branch at Neece... (more)
South East Coal Company's GP38-2 gets serviced at Ravanna before returning to her coal hauling duties on the EK Sub.
Everything is ice covered as NS 60N takes an hour to drop off 20 autoracks in old Georgetown Yard. Getting back home was a true adventure after snapping this shot!
Myra Shifter passing the Landmark Mine at Esco, KY, on the SV&E Subdivision.
A mine run out of High Power Mountain is in the siding at Alloy for a run down the PD after New Years
A mine run out of Hazard works mtys up the Lotts Creek Branch on its way to load at Sigmon and is passing the long abandoned Ajax Tipple in a lite snow shower.
A mine run out of Corbin is flood loading at Clover on the Right Fork.
Alco mine critter used at the Kilowatt Prep Plant on the Coal Run Sub. The unit has been stored since an explosion closed Kilowatt in 1995.
A former Island Creek Coal Company slug prepares to start flood loading a cut of NS TopGons at Deskins, deep in the heart of Appalachia.
Now here's a rare catch, a matched set of CSX GEs on the point of westbound rack train 277 speeding along through downtown Iaeger, WV. I knew those units looked funny in the viewfinder!