Westbound V51 helpers on the Whitethorne line at North Fork
WMSR 734 prepares for the days work whilst she sits at the coal conveyor in Ridgeley, WV. Who knows when the engine will be back in service at this rate.
Eastbound Capitol Limited at Mexico Farms
With the morning sun casting light into the valley, 195 makes its way across the famous Coopers Trestle with the lead 3 motors online and smoking it up!
Missing its logo on the nose, 9374 leads eastbound grain loads 82J through Huger Tunnel on the first day of October, 2017
NS 83J with 110 loads has a stop signal just west of Flat Top yard, leaving the train stopped on the main line waiting to do a hill start once the main is clear again.
As the sun sets on December 1st, 2017, the on demand set of helper locomotives (V51) sit on the siding at Whitethorne, VA idling at the ready to shove another loaded coal train over the mountain.
"Clinchfield Extra 800 South, clear South End of Allen, P901-18 out" is what was called as the 75th running of the CSX santa train came into view. Here the train passes old Clinchfield signals and... (more)
Empty coal train NS 827 rolling west through Glenvar in the early morning light
NS 65W with the Katy heritage unit, a rare catch in Virginia, sandwiched between two UP locos heading back west to home rails with an empty ethanol train.