NS 380 idles at Nitro, under going some maintenance by a Nitro based maintainer.
With the first real wet snow of the 2010-2011 Winter Season hitting the Kanawha Valley tonight, NS 3558 idles on the Nitro pit track battling out the near 3" of snow that have fallen in a couple o... (more)
A former EMD Demo leads NS 381 at Nitro during a light snow squall.
With coal trains increasingly rare on the northern end of the WV Secondary, it was a treat this day, as NS 698 kicked up fresh ballast on it's journey through East Nitro.
NS 380 plows through fresh snow on the Kapok grade crossing as it continues it's crew run south on the WV Secondary.
Idling on the main at Nitro, NS 381 charges it's air after making a pickup in the yard. This is the 3rd snowfall to affect the Kanawha Valley this winter season with 4"-8" accumulating.
On the south end of Nitro, NS 380 idles in the yard with an impressive consist of one engine and five cars.
First snowfall of the 2010-2011 Winter season.. NS 7111 idles in Nitro during a snow storm from a Canadian clipper. Ironically, our first snowfall of the 2009-2010 season occurred on December 5th,... (more)
October! With low humidity levels and the temperature at a steady 70, it certainly feels like fall as NS 381 performs a brake test in the yard at Nitro, framed by an abandoned gas station down the... (more)
NS 7572 leads a some what rare coal train north on the West Virginia Secondary.
A leased HLCX SD60 makes a reverse move into the Nitro Yard
A new visitor to the Nitro Yard, an EMD GP59 spends August 1st tied down on the Nitro Pit awaiting a full week of switching in the Nitro Yard.
A long work train carrying loaded MOW equipment, camp cars, and MOW boxcars idles in Nitro waiting to pull north with a former UP SD60 on the point. The train is bound for Columbus, OH and other l... (more)
An increasingly rare B32-8 works the Nitro Yard on a sunny winter afternoon.
NS 5047 in fresh paint sits in front of the Nitro yard office waiting to go to work.