NS U55 slowly grinds up the grade at Lynn Camp on the Buchanan Branch with 110 Tidewater loads in tow. Pusher J77 is on the rear.
The Battle for Raitt Mountain begins here at Virginia 700 road crossing, as the tracks round Thomas Mountain. The State-of the-Art AC traction Pushers based out of Weller Yard are shouldering har... (more)
A chill is in the air as rain pours down on the east slope of Raitt Mountain. The whine of prime movers and the squeal of traction controlled drivers on wet rail could be heard as this coal load t... (more)
The "Charge" at Lynn Camp
This is the climb for Raitt tunnel, also known as the Home Creek Grade. This ex. N&W branch lies deep in the heart of Central Appalachian Coal Country. NS8880 ... (more)
After getting it's trio of pushers in Weller Yard a few miles back, NS westbound loaded train U60 struggles upgrade as it knocks down the new signal at Lynn Camp on the Buchanan Branch. The origi... (more)
Southern 630 starts to gain speed past the NKP styled signals at Lynn Camp