NS 9361 with Engineer Funk at the controls backs around the wye to hook up to 45 coal loads to take back to Norton Yard. Engine 9361 at one time was side swiped while in BNSF territory and the num... (more)
On a grubby Sunday morning in 1980, L&N 1264 screams southbound through Appalachia, VA getting a run for the hill to Norton. Trains last used this trackage in 1986. The pan shot was taken from a p... (more)
A northbound L&N extra powered by six big units---three GE U25Cs and three Alco C628s--is busy splitting its train up to clear for a southbound. This trackage was later purchased by Norfolk Southe... (more)
Her service following restoration in Southern's steam shop in Birmingham was brief indeed, but ex-C&O Kanawha was a heck of an engine for the time she ran. Here, the big 2-8-4 is slowly backing th... (more)
On a pleasant spring afternoon in 1974, the St. Charles local backs toward Andover around the wye at Appalachia. Off to the right, an L&N northbound extra freight lays back for a meet with a south... (more)
Train 90, an eastbound Yuma Turn, eases around the wye at Appalachia behind a "white face" GP38-2 Locotrol master on a radio train. The Interstate's 4th Mine Run is in the clear on the south leg ... (more)
A typically busy day at the wye in Appalachia, VA in the '70s: The St. Charles Local is backing toward Andover, with conductor Merl Snodgrass on the rear of the bay window cab, along with his flag... (more)
As a Southern mine run backs toward Andover, L&N 7000--northbound--finishes a set-off at Appalachia. The station once served passenger trains of the Interstate, Southern, and owner L&N. It was lis... (more)
Then 10-year old Mary Boyd waves to the engineer on Southern's East Local as it rolls through Appalachia toward Andover yard. This was one of several slides I shot in 1968 for a college multi-medi... (more)
SR Yuma Turn w/6950-6315-3029 running neck and neck w/L&N #864 w/1509-1515.
Riding aboard SR X3069East, this is the Interstate First Hill crew in the clear on the "new connection" at Appalachia. The tracks on the right are L&N's.