One train, two states. This is the only spot on the main where the Pokey rails pass through KY.
Just after daybreak, NS 9356 West coils through the tight reverse curve at Little Tunnel, less than a mile west of the NS-CSX junction at Big Stone Gap.
20Q tackling the grade at CP RADE!
The low lying sun starts to fill the Mon Valley with warm yellow light as a N21 empty coal train, bound for Bailey, heads through the small town of Roscoe.
A batallion of Norfolk Southern locomotives leads a long line of empty coal cars out of Lambert's Point Dock this afternoon. Locomotives include #9356 (D9-40CW), former Conrail #6076 currently as... (more)
A coal train sits ready to go, while a couple other trains wait for power, and will eventually head out of the Portsmouth Yard, west on the NS Columbus District.
Southbound below mp 260 with a long train.
The City of Williamson acts as a backdrop for one of the many trains that travel the Pocahontas daily. The old freight station is center rear.
Beckett's Crossing, located in front of the old Williamson Depot, now home to City Hall.
Heavy Duty Power sitting at the entrance to the Williamson Yard on a chaotic day on the Pokey.
An NS and a UP lead autorack train 11J on a beautiful autumn morning.
Westbound With Engines ; WC 7504 ( SD45-2 ) , NS 8405 ( C40-8W EX Conrail )
At daybreak, a westbound Yuma Turn coils toward Little Tunnel, near Big Stone Gap, VA.
Coming off the New Connector at Frisco, a pair of 'thoroghbreds' hauls more black nuggets to feed the voracious electrical appetite of the Southern States.