NS 9000 slows to a crawl so the conductor can put the Alton Siding derail in the dirt.
Although it's early November, the oak trees on Powell Mountain cling to their rust colored leaves as NS 702 rolls along the floor of Powell Valley at Harvey, Va.
The NS local waits in the siding in Erie for eastbounds while an excavator is unloaded to cut up a derailed covered hopper in the yard from a December derailment.
An eastbound CSX auto train clears CP 382 with an NS Dash 8, CSX GP38-2, and CSX AC4400.
It's only mid-afternoon but the shadows already cover the valley floor in the West Virginia coal fields. A mine run has placed its empties and will now gather the loads.
A yard crew out of Andover Yard shoves "Big Red" empties along the ex-Southern's St. Charles branch. The empties are destined to Holton, located on a short spur off the branch near Exete... (more)
GP35 No. 241 and two additional units switch in the yard tracks at Westmoreland Coal's Appalachia transloader. Silverside loads are present in the background. Note that some Silversides were lette... (more)
285 glides down the hill, thru Oakdale.
The Emory Gap local has picked up several cars from Oakdale, and is heading back south toward "The Gap'. Powering this local was a great looking (and sounding) pair of classic SD40-2s.
In the mist of a heavy downpour during the late evening hours, NS 130 (New Orleans,LA-Bellevue,OH) blast it's way north at the end of the double track main under the Chattanooga Terminal Control, ... (more)
Empire of the North final Stand
On a cold gloomy evening at the Chattanooga Diesel Shop we get a glimpse of eight out of a large quantity of SD40-2 that was acquired by Norfolk So... (more)
The Norfolk and Western heritage unit leads intermodal train 208 through downtown Atlanta, moving international containers from Austell, GA, to Savannah, for export. Photo by Casey Thomason. Fo... (more)
An NS Autorack train departs Fostoria heading east on the old Nickel Plate.
23Z wastes no time blasting through Kendallville with the old NYC signals still standing guard at CP 379.
An empty hopper train (NS 709) en route to the Appalachia area, exits Jones Cut in the Baum Hollow section of East Stone Gap, Va.