An empty hopper train (NS 709) en route to the Appalachia area, exits Jones Cut in the Baum Hollow section of East Stone Gap, Va.
The Savannah & Atlanta heritage unit pulls DPU duty on an empty coal drag heading back to the mine for more black diamonds.
Eastbound coal drag NS 709 approaches the US Alternate 58 highway bridge over the Clinch Valley Line at Bull Run. The east portal to Big Bull tunnel is just around the curve in the left background... (more)
As a light snow comes down NS 709 heads back to the mines for a refill with the Savannah & Atlanta heritage unit in the lead.
The Interstate Heritage Unit, along with a visitor from Canada, pull the empty coal drag up the grade at Lindale, GA on it's way back to the mine for more coal.
NS 709 at Lindale with the Interstate heritage leading. Between 8105 and the CN GE this was a nice, colourful consist.
A lone SD70ACe brings train 709 northbound near Felton, GA in a pounding pop-up rainstorm.
A pair of SD70ACes brings up the rear on NS empty coal train 709 as it coasts down Dugdown Mountain.
NS SD70ACe #1048 leads northbound Norfolk Southern empty coal train #709 through the Reeceburg Road grade crossing in Silver Creek, Georgia, milepost 85 of NS's Atlanta North District. The train i... (more)
NS SD70ACe #1064 leads northbound empty Norfolk Southern coal train #709 through the Park Avenue grade crossing in Lindale, Georgia, milepost 84 of NS's Atlanta North District. The train is return... (more)
I used to see photos from this location all of the time...many moons ago. Ever since the widening of Highway 27 it has been nearly impossible to get up to this old classic. While out scouting for ... (more)
A pair of NS GEs lead a westbound empty coal train through this rural scene just west of Gate City.