NS' Lehigh Valley and original Norfolk Southern heritage ES44AC's assist eastbound loads over Elkhorn grade through the interlocking at Maybeury. New signals have been placed into service along a ... (more)
After a quick snowfall coating everything with a beautiful layer of white, NS' Lehigh Valley heritage motor shoves hard on the rear of No. 762 while passing through Falls Mills, Va., just outside ... (more)
NS' Lehigh Valley and original Norfolk Southern heritage ES44AC's shove a loaded coal drag through the railroad and coal mining community of Northfork, eastbound on the former N&W mainline to Blue... (more)
NS' Lehigh Valley and original Norfolk Southern heritage ES44AC's assist an eastbound loaded grain train, NS 40V east from Eckman Yard toward Bluefield, shoving across the impressive Norfolk & Wes... (more)
After being serviced in Bluefield, a pair of helpers glide downgrade through the town of Keystone, enroute to Farm to assist eastbound loads over Elkhorn grade. Appalachian coal is transported in ... (more)
NS 8000, The first AC motor in the modern NS fleet, struts it's stuff as it works hard in pusher srevice along the Pokey.
Time for a siesta. With Mother Natures air conditioner running and all three engines idling for hours, pusher set J52 sits on the Buchanan Branch wye awaiting a coal drag later in the evening.
With rain holding the smoke down low and the crew looking on, pusher set J52 crosses from Main 2 to Main 1, then will back up to assist the stalled 148 over the Elkhorn Grade. Fall is in the air o... (more)
It's Fall time on the Pokey. A light pusher set glides along wet rails, a slide detector fence, and a sea of colors on the Pokey, enroute to a special assignment.
In a rainy scene, NS 147 has stalled on the wet grade at Elkhorn and has had the J52 pusher hook up. Dispatcher said she was used to this heavy train stalling, but with three on the rear and two o... (more)
With the rugged ridges of WV rising behind, pusher set J52 prepares to take a loaded coal drag east over the Elkhorn Grade. The crew has the EOT device stored on the catcher up front.
Completely enshrouded in coal dust, J52 pushers shove hard on the rear of a coal drag just off the Buchanan Branch. In seconds my gear and truck were covered in black gold.
Deep in the mountains in WV NS knows how to break in those brand new SD70M-2's - put them in pusher service. NS2726 teams up with sister SD70M-2 2703 and C40-9W 9164 to push 83K east.