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 mine run pauses beside a collection pond, coal dust and mud as it prepares to work the tipple at Premier, WV.
Norfolk Southern's then-new General Electric ES44AC model locomotives are seen at Loudon, Tennessee, pulling a 14,000-ton coal train destined for Georgia Power. Units 8030 and 8039 are leading whi... (more)
With golden afternoon light basing the scene, No. 44W drops downgrade through Kumis, Va., along the rails of the former Virginian Railroad with a lengthy grain train in tow. Spring has officially ... (more)
Telephoto in early morning light , approaching
crossing at Mahoning St.
In this scene, Pot Yard still looks like a busy terminal. In reality, very little activity was taking place at the time, PY was just a shadow of its former self.