Norfolk Southern loaded coal train U52 rounds the bend in Vansant, Virginia behind a pair of ES44AC's. Former N&W CPL's guard the Vansant control point here on the Buchanan Branch.
On a misty afternoon in the hills of Virginia, a pair of ES44AC's lead loaded coal train U52 as it passes by the Suncoke Jewell coke loader in Oakwood, Virginia. This train loaded at the Coronado ... (more)
With the Illinois Terminal heritage brightening up the consist, a mine run out of Weller begins loading the second cut of an 821 at the massive Consol complex near Oakwood, Virginia.
Faith. It's all coal country has left...
The gloomy weather is fitting for the scene. A Buchanan Branch hill run takes loaded coal buckets toward the Pokey main passing three church - front cros... (more)
A pair of light AC44C6M's pass through the CPL signal at Anchor, at the West End of Dismal Yard in Vansant.
A rare (for these parts) SD80MAC brings up the rear of the J79 pusher set, returning lite to Weller Yard passing the signal at Home Creek.
A rare (for these parts) SD80MAC brings up the rear of the J79 pusher set, returning lite to Weller Yard.
U52 tops the hill at Raitt Tunnel and begins their downgrade run to Hurley with a newer UP GE on point.
The J78 pusher passes through Virginia Lee on the tail end of NS 820, having just topped the grade in Raitt Tunnel.
817 crosses Knox Creek at Kelsa, with tidewater empties for Weller.
J79, the Weller Pusher, stops at the signals at the top of the grade at Home Creek to meet 92J with an ex-CSX PRLX leaser leading a slop train.
92J crosses Knox Creek and VA 650 at Hurley, taking their short slop freight East towards Weller.
After departing west out of the extension at Pine Oaks with 105 tidewater loads, 82G crosses the frozen Knox Creek in Woodman, Kentucky as they prepare to stop short of CP "Ought One".
Riding down the mountain on the rear of Bluefield bound 82G, a trio of AC motors on J78 pass under the unique signal arrangement at CP Raitt. This signal is not long for the world, as Norfolk Sou... (more)
U52 passes under the unique cantilever at Lester Fork, bringing tidewater loads towards the Pokey main at Ought One.