17M speeds down the mountain across Elkhorn Creek and through Eckman Yard with power to spare. Today's power consist of NS 8551, 6631, 6643, 8672 and 8986.
NS and BNSF power share the spotlight at the Bluefield service center on a very cold October evening.
A hot & dry summer day and fresh loads off the Delorme Branch make for very dusty conditions along the Pokey as a mine run heads toward Williamson at track speed.
SB Q211 drops down Winchester Hill through daylighted KC Tunnel 4 near Elkins on the KY. This area is a remote, 2 mile hike from any road access.
A mine run drops down the Guest River with a short cut of loads for Norton Yard.
NB Q544 crosses the snow-covered truss bridge over the Rockcastle River on the KY Subdivision.
A worker from Tri-State Salvage ponders his next move after CSX piled one up on the Old Road in Lexington.
A Pike 29 Shifter slides past the idled Esco Loadout on the SV&E Subdivision.
NB up the KY with autoracks. Originally built 12/68 as SP 9001 (SD45). Rebuilt/renumbered 8/83 by SP's Sacramento Shops as SP 7479 (SD45R). Retired from UP 3/31/99; sold 9/30/99. Purchased and re... (more)
A mine run has just started flood loading at Bell County Coal's Hignite Loadout on the former L&N's Stoney Fork Branch.
Westbound 2608 is about 100 feet shy of entering Welch tunnel as it leads lite helpers back to Farm to assist yet another eastbound coal drag up the mountain.
Showing she still has what it takes in today's world of AC traction units, a former N&W SD40-2 hustles over 100 mty across Davis Branch on the way to the big yard at Williamson. These are former ... (more)
SB autorack Q211 departing Corbin passing the signals at Bacon Creek on the KD Subdivision.
NB operating down the Coal River Subdivision crosses Rock Creek in a light rain.
NB through Georgetown in a morning snowstorm.