After the shot at Coopers Trestle, NS 9555 got well ahead of me along US Route 52 and I turned my attention instead to the coal dock at Elkhorn, WV. Even with severe downturns in an area known for... (more)
NS 756 heads east through Elkhorn, Wv on the Pokey in the very last light of day.
Put'em to work, paint'em later...NS C44-9W, 9893, still in primer, is on the head end of an eastbound loaded coal train stopped at Elkhorn, WV. A crew member is on the ground checking out the pass... (more)
The Pennsylvania heritage unit shoves an eastbound coal train through the tunnel at Elkhorn. While these signals still stand, the mast for the new Safetrans signals is standing behind me here.
195 struggles up the Elkhorn grade with a rainbow consist, especially in 2015 as it passes a small church in Elkhorn, WV.
194 struggles uphill on its climb to Elkhorn Tunnel with the Central of Georgia heritage unit leading the pack.
In a drizzling summer rain, a pair of Norfolk Southern's Heritage Units shove a loaded eastbound coal drag upgrade through the Hamlet of Elkhorn, West Virginia on the former N&W Pocahontas Distric... (more)
Pokey Pusher shown here getting the job done without breaking a sweat (yet). It's here where the infamous Elkhorn Grade stiffens up a bit...
Autumn in Appalachia.
Breaking the silence through the community of Elkhorn, an eastbound mixed freight and its duo of GE ES44AC helpers roll up Elkhorn Grade toward Maubery.
Shoving east in dramatic late evening lighting, Interstate No. 8105 roars the hollows surrounding Elkhorn, W.Va., on a balmy, but quiet Sunday afternoon along NS's busy Pocahontas mainline.
NS 8103 and 8102, the N&W and PRR heritage units at Elkhorn, WV in helper service on the Pokey pushing train 18M East to Bluefield.
As the hot days of summer burn on, take a cool and relaxing rewind to see Norfolk Southern's Norfolk & Western heritage ES44AC push hard against an eastbound coal train toward Bluefield, as it goe... (more)
NS ES44AC 8029 and 8099, the Southern Railway heritage unit pushing a loaded coal train through Elkhorm, WV
NS Dash 9's 9059 and 9021 lead a loaded coal train through Elkhorn, WV