June 14, 1987: Even though this is now a Norfolk Southern operation, the daily "C" train is led by a classic Southern Railway GP38-2 this evening. The train has just passed the control p... (more)
On a nice July morning in 1987, a CTC-meet is being executed on the NS Appalachia District on the controlled siding between "Boone" and "Watkins." Holding the main is Extra 523... (more)
An eastbound unit coal train of CSX rolls through Boone, VA on NS trackage rights.
Viewed from the cab of an eastbound Norfolk Southern coal train, this westbound Seaboard System empty train is headed back to Kentucky for another load of bituminous. The SBD train is running on t... (more)
A CSX unit coal train holds the main at the controlled siding between Watkins and Boone to meet a westbound NS train. This is, in fact, NS trackage. This was once Dan'lboone Yard--a staging locati... (more)
CSX Extra 8514 East holds the main at the siding between Watkins and Boone, VA as the westbound NS Catawba unit train (empty) rolls through the signaled siding. The head brakeman on the CSX train ... (more)
A pace shot along old US 23--this CSX EMD is in full voice as it heads toward Kentucky with a string of empty unit train hoppers.
An eastbound "C" train for Bulls Gap has just passed the still-new east end of the siding at Boone, VA. The coal train will add fill tonnage at Yuma before continuing to Tennessee.
No doubt where this shot is taken. A morning eastbound slides around the curve at Boone after dropping his rear helpers.
BSV 1003 awaitng to give young fans there turn at riding with Thomas.
A great place to feed your face with jumbo cheeseburgers and fries while CSX and NS trains roll by.
NS 782holds the main at Boone as it waits for a CSX trackage rights coal trian to arrive for a pass.
The Friday train has already switched the BASF Plant in Portsmouth and is headed to the Norfolk Southern interchange in Suffolk.
The morning train rolls through Bromay Street on its way to the BASF chemical plant in Portsmouth. Once it has switched tank cars there it will return on its way to the Norfolk Southern interchang... (more)
NS WB hopper train about to enter siding behind local + meet EB CSX coal.