Eastbound DPU's assist coal loads over the Christiansburg District in the rural town of Green Hill, west of Roanoke.
Westbound empty hoppers at Green Hill.
NS I27 heads west near Elliston with a GP40X and two SD40-2s. This was quite the lucky catch with NS 7001 being one of only three SOU/NS GP40Xs (7000-7002).
Westbound led by a clean and well painted C36-7.
Newly rebodied top-gons head west behind a C39-8 and C36-7 near Elliston. This may well have been the first trip these cars made to the coalfields after coming out of Roanoke Shop.