On the ex-Norfolk and Western Clinch Valley line, eastbound Norfolk Southern mine run U44 passes emtpy Tacoma Storage tracks as the train is about to enter the town of Coeburn, VA. The empty coal... (more)
Norfolk Southern U44 heads east out of Norton Yard with a train of empty coal cars. The train is destined for Toms Creek, VA for loading.
Norfolk Southern train U44 is moving forward out of one of the yard tracks at Carbo, VA. The empty coal train is headed to Toms Creek, VA on the Big Toms Creek Branch for loading. However, the U... (more)
A few miles east of the town of Coeburn, VA, three light engines (NS U44) head east across Big Lawson Trestle.
NS crew U44 with a set of light engines is moving foward on one leg of the wye in Norton, VA. The crew used the wye to get NS 1021 in the lead before leaving east out of Norton on the former Inte... (more)
UP "Wings" lead an empty hopper train between Tacoma and Coeburn, Va. U44 is destined to Toms Creek, located on the Toms Creek Branch north of Coeburn, for loading.
NS U44 approaches Coeburn, Virginia with a set of empties destined for loading at Toms Creek on the Toms Creek Branch.
NS mine run U44 is making a reverse move on the Big Toms Creek Branch at Coeburn, VA with NS ET44AC 3646 and NS SD60E 6922. The empty coal train is backing toward the coal flood loader at the en... (more)
NS mine run U44 is making a reverse move on the Big Toms Creek Branch at Coeburn, VA. An NS caboose brings up the rear of the train as it is being used as a shoving platform. The empty coal train... (more)
NS mine run U44 has an empty train of coal hoppers and gondolas in tow as it moves east in Coeburn, VA. The train will soon come to a stop and make a reverse move on the Big Toms Creek Branch to ... (more)
The early morning sun lights up the nose of NS 7250 as it leads eastbound U44 out of the portal of Little Bull Tunnel on the Clinch Valley District. NS 7250 is one of the graduates of Norfolk Sou... (more)
Fresh from Altoona's Juniata shops, NS SD70ACU 7250 leads eastbound U44, (741) through the community of Banner, Virginia and up to the approach of Little Tom Tunnel on the Clinch Valley District.
A coal trian makes an assult on the tough Pokey grade, made even harder today with blowing snow and slick rails.
GP38 on the left. GP38-2 on the right. Part of the consist for NS U44 near Coeburn, VA
NS U44 begins to start inching forward to load 107 PPLX Hoppers.