NS 439, an empty coal train from Ludlowville, NY, heads back to the Powder River Basin. This is the first time I've seen or heard of a Powder River Basin coal train on the Southern Tier Line - mos... (more)
A thick fog settles in along the Tug Fork as the new signals at Glen Alum give off a soft red glow while a coal train eases around the curve.
NS 9020 and crew are backing up to floodload right around this bend at Glen Alum.
A mine run out of the Auville Yard heads down the Pokey to load a coal train on the Briar Mtn. Br. The curves are tight and "hollers" narrow leaving just enough room for the mains along this remot... (more)
A mine run slowly backs up the Briar Mountain Br. to load a coal train.
Awesome action on one of the many curving branchlines that make up the Pokey. This line leads to the former community of Glen Alum, which is nonexistant today. Thanks to JBL and SAT for the heads ... (more)
A hill run climbs up over Garwood trestle as spring has sprung on the Princeton Deepwater District.
A Hill Run makes its first trip east with a cut of coal as it crosses the massive Virginian viaduct at Garwood.
Coal run roars along the old Virginian Railroad.
A very long NS 37Q creeps west through Marion just before sunset.
Drifting downgrade toward Bristol.
12R blows towards Vardo with 3 "catfish."