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.
High hood at sunset.. A former Central Georgia high hood spends this beautiful summer evening tied down on the Nitro pit.
A freshly repainted GP38-2 high hood idles on the mainline at Nitro on a quiet summer night. For a photo of this locomotive in former NS paint in the yard at Nitro, click Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: EMD GP38-2Location: Nitro, West Virginia, USALocomotive #: NS 5047Train ID: NS J1APhoto Date: July 09, 2010
A close up view of NS 714, an RP-E4C rebuilt by Norfolk Southern. This is the second RP-E4C to visit the WV Secondary and the first time one has been in a location that is open for photography.
A decent sized MOW train consisting of ballast hoppers and a rail gang idles in Nitro under gloomy skies. Trailing is NS 714, a new RP-E4C, the equivalent to CSX's road slug program.
An SD70M-2 sits long hood forward with the RBBB Red Unit passenger coaches.