A coal drag heading east exits Glen Alum tunnel, enroute to Iaeger Yard and more service up a remote branchline.
Bursting out of the west portal of Glen Alum tunnel, NS 9759 heads west to Williamson with mtys on the Pokey.
With the evening sun quickly slipping away in the Tug Fork Valley, a unit coal train pokes its head out of the Glen Alum tunnel along this remote and rugged section of the Pokey.
Within seconds after exiting, the late evening sun would be gone from the Tug Fork valley, putting the Glen Alum tunnel in shadows. Grain train with plenty of power heads west toward Williamson.
Backing all the way to Wharncliffe, NS worktrain 98J enters the west portal of Glen Alum tunnel. Spring has just begun in the hills along the Tug Fork valley.
With sparks flying, a track worker grinds a weld recently made just west of Glen Alum tunnel. On the east side, another weld is being made that has traffic running on Main 2.
At MP 440, this coal drag blasts out of the west portal of Glen Alum tunnel on it's way to Williamson Yard.
With only seconds left before the Tug Fork valley is in the shadows, pusher set J5J shoves coal drag 890 east toward Auville Yard and Iaeger.