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.
Eastbound PGNX loads pass through Vivian behind a C44-9W leader.
3 NS units lead a westbound intermodal through a series of S curves as it glides down San Timoteo Canyon.
NS power exits San Timoteo Canyon at Redlands with a LATC bound Z train.
A set of solid NS units lead this Westbound Z down Beaumont Hill as it passes through San Timoteo Canyon in the late afternoon.
NS 22A kicks up some dust from the fresh ballast as it creeps down the line under a 25 MPH slow order.
NS 22A has entered the Bristol city limits and is slowing down for another slow order which requires the train to run at 10 MPH.
NS 22A splits the signals at MP NB 396.8 as they creep at 25 MPH due to a slow order between MP NB 393.3 and MP NB 400.3. The normal speed limit for the 22A in this area is 60 MPH.
Crossing the former Wabash Railroad bridge over scenic Lake Decatur.
A BNSF unit found its way into Bellevue to add a little color to the engine pit.
H-GFDGAL departs right on time with another duo of foreign power, this time behind Norfolk Southern black!
Last catch of the day at last sun.