At the end of its long slow journey down the CNO&TP 2nd District, NS 708 is now crossing the Tennessee River as it enter into Chattanooga for a crew change. The Plant Hammond bound loaded coal buc... (more)
At dusk the Georgia Power Hammond Steam plant train NS 708 is taking on the hill just at Control-Point (CP) Hitt (MP-233.7A) on the main 2 track heading south into the dark Tennessee sky on the NS... (more)
Another load of Indiana coal heads for a Georgia power plant with the Savannah & Atlanta heritage unit in charge.
NS 708 charges upgrade through Oreton, Va.
NS 708 approaches Roaring Branch between Appalachia and Big Stone Gap, Va. Powell River and Business 23 parallel the NS right-of-way to the right and at a slightly lower elevation.
NS 702 grinds upgrade through Oreton, Virginia.
Southbound coal loads rumble through the swag at Helenwood behind a clean ACe and an ex-BN Triclops. An ES44AC and standard cab Dash 9 are pushing on the rear.
For the second week in a row, 1160 leads southbound 708 coal loads down the CNO&TP.
Another train of MTYs descends Kings Mountain on the way back to the western Kentucky coalfields. Not too many years ago coal was rare on the Rathole, but the markets have changed and this busy l... (more)
NS 708 slowly departs Appalachia with another unit train of coal destined to hungry southeastern power plants. The track to the right of 708 is the ex-L&N Cumberland Valley main line; two L&N-Sout... (more)
Heritage Thursdays One of my favorite heritage units leads 708 southbound toward Plant Wansley on the C-Line
With leased power leading, the NS 708 heads east down the Western Branch out of Downtown, with the CSX Columbus Sub running parallel off to the left.
With leased power leading the NS 708, it nears the end of its westbound trip across the Ohio Central, after a short wait at CP 138, it will be back on NS tracks.
NS 708, the Wheeling and Lake Erie coke train, goes into Campbell Yard with an engine on the rear-a nice GP35 Kodachrome unit.
NS 708, the Wheeling and Lake Erie coke train, heads across the diamonds with CSX's Valley line where RD Tower once stood. A three train meet would take place here (believe it or not) with 708 he... (more)