Returning west on home rails, the N&W and NKP heritage units emerge from the Huger tunnels to push another train east up the Elkhorn Grade. Photo taken with permission.
Canadian National 2305 does the honors leading the manifest train Q303.
Nearing the end of its run across the Pocahontas Division at Bluefield, NS train 956 crosses the Bluestone River near Nemours, WV. Norfolk and Western Y6a #2156 is in tow, bound for display at th... (more)
As the sun sets across the Ohio Valley, coal loads from southern West Virginia are led by a trio of Norfolk Southern motors as they cross over NS' Kenova Bridge at sunset. Photo taken with permiss... (more)
After just passing Kenova I managed to catch the N&W 2156 being towed toward Pritchard, WV.
Norfolk and Western Y6a #2156 shows some articulation as it leans into the curve exiting the east portal of Welch Tunnel in Welch, West Virginia. Norfolk Southern train 956 completed the repositi... (more)
Back on Home Rails... N&W 2156 Y6a 2-8-8-2 rides on home rails on it's way to Roanoke on loan to the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
The 956 special hauling the N&W Y6a 2156 passes through Nolan on a foggy May evening.
The 956 Special hauling the N&W Y6a 2156 to Roanoke passes through the signals at Colombia Coal, after a brief stop in Fort Gay due to a tree on the rails.
The 956 Special hauling the N&W Y6a 2156 to Roanoke passes the N&W CPL's at Panco.
Along the journey from St Louis to Roanoke, Norfolk and Western Y6a #2156 was able to greet an old friend: The coaling tower at Prichard, West Virginia. If these two relics could talk, they could... (more)
NS 6923 Leads a NS956 south. This move was to position passenger cars for the Kentucky Derby Trains.
A new Loram rail grinder waits at the signals at South Charleston for traffic to clear.
May just be a pair of boring CSX GEs but, it's hard to argue that they look good in this setting.