Eight head end locomotives lead NS 17M westbound on the Pocahontas District near Davy, on a late October afternoon. Fall colors in the lowlands of West Virginia are still spotty, but thunderstorms... (more)
17M with return power in tow passes under the cliffs at War Eagle, W.Va.
NS 17M roars out of Roderfield Tunnel with eight engines up front.
NS 17M is shown exiting the west portal of Tunnel 5 along the Pokey. The main line is single track on this stretch of the Pokey between Grey Eagle and Tunnel 7. This tunnel didn't have to be modif... (more)
NS 17M led by NS CW40-9 NS 8894 in Vivian, WV
NS train 17M makes his way through Williamson, near Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Click HERE for a video of... (more)
What kind of weather does the first day of Spring bring to Southern West Virginia? Why none other than a snow storm! In this scene, No. 17M battles heavy snow while working through Flat Top yard a... (more)
Westbound NS freight train 17M works uphill and through the tight curves on NS' Christiansburg District as it crosses Pigeon Creek near Oakvale on a snow Sunday afternoon in the mountains of South... (more)
NS 17M makes its way west past the old CPL's during a misting rain/snow mix along The Pokey. The consist featured eight engines but not all of them were running.
NS 8450 leads NS 9857, UP 5913, NS 9916, UP 6488, NS 9327, 2722, and 8307 lead train NS 17M Out of Huger Tunnel on its way to Williamson, West Virginia on New Year's Eve in 2012.
Notched up and hammer down thru Willy-Town with return power stacked 8 deep.
17M has 7 engines in todays lashup as it returns power back west.
Westbound on the N&W main at Maher, westbound NS 17M blasts over the Route 52 crossing on its westward trek toward Portsmouth on the NS Kenova District.
17M had an 8 engine consist today but I could only get 5 of them in the photo. 17M usually returns power in big consists on Sunday. I assume the upcoming Easter holiday has them thinking ahead.
NS 17M passes a tied down coal train with a SD70M and a GMTX and a 85N with 2 ES44AC's.