NS 50X slowly rolls east on the former N&W mainline between Roanoke, VA and Williamson, WV on a gorgeous, summer afternoon. Photo taken from Coopers Street in Coopers, WV.
About 30 minutes later we catch back up with #4087 and her manifest train as we catch her crossing the impressive trestle at Coopers, WV. One thing that amazes me about this area is the fact that ... (more)
Former N&W SD40 1592, leads a westbound pusher set across Coopers Trestle, passing an eastbound coal train.
The trestle on the lower right is on the Bluestone Branch Line.
Extra power runs west.
83E crosses Coopers Trestle with a pair of EMD's leading tidewater loads.
A Pokey helper set exits Coopers tunnel and the trestle that crosses the old Bluestone Branch and River during the last light od the day.
A westbound train of empty hoppers exits Cooper Tunnel.
Eastbound coal loads roll onto the massive bridge structure at Coopers, WV.
Pusher set J69 ducks under the icicles and into Cooper's tunnel on a fridged late December afternoon.
Pusher set J67 brings up the rear of loaded coal train 82G as it crosses the famouse ex N&W bridge at Coopers.
Eastbound autoracks cross the massive bridge at Coopers, WV approaching Coopers Tunnel during an early spring snow fall.
Under the cover of darkness, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey's Blue Unit Circus Train "Out Of This World" running as NS train 047 heads west on the Pocahontas District crossing... (more)
The quiet in the small village of Coopers, West Virginia, long interrupted by the passing of empty and loaded coal hopper trains, experiences a different type of disruption from three decades prio... (more)
Snow flurries start to fall as 8099, 4002, and a ET44 push 194 across coopers trestle.
The clouds lift and the rain stops as the "DC to AC" conversion glides down grade over the quaint town of Coopers, WV, pushing 83A.