Its a rainy summer afternoon as mine run U5K with NS 8025-1065 struggles up the steep grade through Banner just a few miles east of Coeburn, VA with a long string of loaded NS system coal hoppers ... (more)
A friendly conductor throws up a wave as U5K makes a run into the NS Norton Yard.
Now shared by NS and CSX, this bridge still shows the heritage of their predecessors N&W Railway and the Clinchfield Railroad, lettered on the overpass.
NS U5K eases West towards the Norton Yard
NS U5K has just exited the Little Tom Tunnel at Banner on its way to Norton.