J13, with a solo BNSF SD70ACe, rounds the corner out of the old yard along the Ohio River in Kenova after building a train of empties. He will loop around town, cross the CSX mainline, and loop ba... (more)
The NS Q47 eases slowly into Bluefield after making the 3 1/2 hour trip from Roanoke.
One of my last shots of 2014 has CSX 5224 leading Q217 West
The early morning fog is just beginning to lift as CSX 908 works westbound into the Magnolia tunnel.
On a cool fall morning, the new morning brings CSXT 3452 leading an Eastbound manifest across the Kessler bridge.
U306-30 rounds the curve at Shen Heading West
A westbound K-train crosses the Potomac into West Virginia on New Year's Day.
N&W 611 has cleared Cooper Tunnel and begins the climb to Elkhorn Tunnel (about a mile ahead) by crossing the former N&W Bluestone Branch, shown beneath the trestle, lower lef... (more)
CSX 5224 or is it CS 5224 leads 249 West at Shen. Looks like the X was painted over or removed
After receiving a recrew in Williamson, westbound crude oil empties pass CP 'College', westbound on the NS Kenova District with a pair of new SD70ACe's. This was the second spotting of brand new E... (more)
Old meets new... Idling near CP 'Gate', eastbound NS No. 746, led by brand new NS SD70ACe No. 1148 meets westbound NS 233 in downtown Williamson... Notice the abandoned building in the back... (more)
Canadian Pacific GE AC4400 No. 9549 adds some color to an otherwise dreary scene, as grain loads for Virginia split the N&W CPL's at Chattaroy, west of Williamson on the N&W Kenova District.
Westbound NS No. 170, a former Rathole mixed freight passes the N&W CPL's at Grey Eagle, westbound on NS' Kenova District near Kermit, W.Va.
2014 was the uprising of crude-by-rail shipments In a coal dominant region, a trio of vibrant BNSF locomotives, including brand new ES44AC No. 8093 leads a westbound crude empty through dow... (more)