The old trestle across the South Fork of Powell River in the middle of the big horseshoe curve through East Stone Gap, VA was still mostly a pile of sticks in 1986, but with some steel beams betwe... (more)
A westbound NS train with empty log cars on the head end whines downgrade through the big horseshoe curve through East Stone Gap.
We're at East Stone Gap, VA, and this is the eastbound Belmont Unit Train from Appalachia to Duke Power's steam plant near Belmont, NC. The lead units are throttling up for the 1.7 percent climb t... (more)
Late in the evening, a westbound NS empty hopper train eases downgrade through the big horseshoe curve at East Stone Gap, VA, en route to Andover.
Happy Halloween: A UP SD leads a westbound mty hopper train through the final days of fall colors in the Appalachians.
Mty Belmont Unit Train slips downgrade en route to Andover, Va.
Riding about SD45 3155 on Third 82, a Yuma Turn, crossing the pile of sticks that was Baum Hollow Trestle at the time.
After a stall, eastbound unit train 78G gets underway again behind four veteran EMD SD40-series units