Manifest 18M emerges from Big Four No.1 Tunnel behind the abandoned Walmart on the Pocahontas District
A trio of 3 different elephant style GE's lead 18M out of Tunnel 7, one of the few tunnels on the Pocahontas Division that did not have to be modified during the Heartland Corridor Project.
NS 18M rolls southbound through the farmland in Ruffin in beautiful evening sunlight with a classic Canadian National SD60 on the point.
Eastbound manifest train 18M passes through Lafayette, Virginia headed for Linwood, North Carolina.
With the sound of dynamic brakes filling the air, 18M rolls downgrade out of Bluefield passing Ada.
Even though the Fast Flying Virginian was a C&O passenger train, NS 1069 looks the part leading NS train 18M through Circleville, OH.
As the day starts off, the sun starts to rise above the horizon, over Pomona Yard as NS 18M sits tied down on main one as 211 pulls in behind him in Old Yard 1.
While waiting for NS 957 to depart Lynchburg, VA for Spencer, NC; We were presented with 2 Southbound and 2 Northbound trains at Hurt, VA. Here NS 18M crosses the Sycamore Creek trestle just south... (more)
Starting the New Year off with a little color... While trees are void of any foliage, the extra color on the head end of Linwood-bound NS 18M helps offset this January afternoon as KCS GE E... (more)
18M passes through Borderland, a few miles from a crew change at Williamson.
On a very foggy October morning, a very power heavy 18M passes through the interlocking at Roderfield.
18M passes through Switchback, despite having 8 units up front, only the front 3 are online. The 3 online units have their hands full, in full notch 8 and barely above walking speed, as the 7100 f... (more)
A 7100 foot long 18M has gotten his helpers at Farm and proceeds East past the CPL Signals, with like many other locations on the Pokey, replacements looming.
After lengthy work in the yard back in Bluefield, 18M with an aging SD70M glides downhill in attempt to pick up speed.