Making its inaugural trip on former NYC West Virginia Secondary rails and the first heritage locomotive to lead a train on the mainline north of Dickinson, NS' Illinois Terminal heritage SD70ACe leads NS 380 through Poca, passing the John E. Amos Power Plant across the Kanawha River in Winfield. Enroute to Nitro, Institute, and eventually its terminating point of Dickinson, NS 380 and its mixed freight consist will interchange with a variety of industries along its route through the Kanawha Valley.
This is dedicated (with permission) to the skilled and gifted photographer - Chase Gunnoe - who regularly posts and is on staff with RP. I believe he deserves a gallery showcasing his remarkable photos. This is for you Chase! (More great photos to come!)