The conductor throws the switch back from the jailhouse siding in Downtown Appalachia before returning to Andover.
The crew of NS U40 with a light locomotive running long hood forward passes a caboose and two covered hoppers in downtown Appalachia, Virginia.
A loaded NS coal train idles in Downtown Appalachia, surrounded by a glow of fall colors that have blossomed across the region during this fall season. The structure to the left is the remains of ... (more)
NS U48 lingers in the background of covered hoppers that were uncoupled from U40 a few minuets prior.
Loaded coal train parked in Paragon Siding. At one time, the siding was part of the L&N main that stretched from Downtown Appalachia to Norton. Today the line is only active from Downtown Appalach... (more)
Conductor of U40 hangs on to the side of NS 4325 while in the process of setting cars out from part of the train.
After setting out five covered hoppers a short distance back in downtown Appalachia, Virginia, Norfolk Southern train U41 heads into the main part of Andover Yard with empty coal cars.
A SD60E on point of 745 in Downtown Appalachia on a warm summer morning.
Norfolk Southern empty coal train U40 is making a reverse move through downtown Appalachia, Virginia. The train will back for about another mile and then head out forward onto the St. Charles Bra... (more)
Three NS pushers coupled to a loaded Eastbound coal train shoves upgrade out of Appalachia. NS 1029 has been a regular loco assigned to trains within this area over the past few months.
U41 backs down the main to get headed towards Saint Charles to load at Millers Cove.
U47 works as the Andover to Norton Yard local on this day.
Just another pair of NS locos slowly moving down the line through Downtown Appalachia. In front is a empty DKP train, which the pair of locos was trailing for a few feet behind. The locos will swi... (more)
Another loaded coal train getting ready to depart Appalachia.