The Norfolk Southern OCS makes it's way into Bluefield yard for a crew change before it continues westward onto the Pocahontas District.
A pair of CN units bring eastbound NS 6A4 into Bluefield yard for a crew change.
The Bluefield Coaling Tower looms large in this shot taken from the north side of Bluefield Yard. Southern SD35, 3058, and N&W SD35, 1578, wait for their next assignment and several tracks are ful... (more)
NS 189, with a BNSF Pumpkin in the lead, snakes through the series of curves on the east end of Bluefield Yard.
NS 8098 just pushed a freight train up the steep grades into the yard in Bluefield under the rt. 52 bridge and is waiting to uncouple and head back north to help the next freight train.
Westbound empties snake their way up the east slope of Bluefield Yard.
Eastbound coal loads roll slowly down the main line as a yard full of coal loads await their movement east. One empty train awaits its westward movement to the West Virginia coal fields.
NS 128 slowly climbs the east side of the grade in Bluefield Yard.
A carman inspects an eastbound coal train as it awaits departure from Bluefield Yard.
An eastbound coal train slows to a stop in Bluefield Yard for a crew change before it continues its eastward journey.
A westbound empty hopper train winds its way through the east end of Bluefield Yard.
Head 'em up, move 'em out! Three coal trains and a freight are lined up at Bluefield Yard ready to head east.
Former N&W SD40-2, 1644 is leading a set of pushers that have cut-off from an eastbound coal train, seen in the distance, and are heading back west to assist another eastbound train into Bluefield... (more)
The Nickel Plate Road and the Norfolk And Western heritage units are getting serviced and refueled in the yard after a hard days work pushing freight trains up the Pokey into Bluefield Yard!
A light rain falls on 236 as they rev up after a quick crew change.