The Conrail heritage unit pushes coal loads past the ancient N&W coaling tower at Farm while several GE's idle away and fog rolls through the West Virginia hollers.
Mixed freight 188 climbs the grade into Elkhorn Tunnel in Maybeury, WV on a warm March morning. This train is nearing its next stop in Bluefield, where it'll change crews and continue onward towar... (more)
188 exits Roderfield Tunnel and crosses one of the many bridges over the Tug Fork along the Pokey.
West Bound passes through the old mining town of Iager.
After pulling by the crossovers at Big Four, J58 shoves back towards the signal to go through the West crossover. The heavy snow has made a mess on the Pokey, causing the East crossover to fail, r... (more)
194 passes stopped J57 in the middle of a snowstorm at Iaeger. Things would soon come to a standstill as switches began to get clogged up with snow.
J48 passes Eastbound through Big Four, exiting Big Four #1 Tunnel in the snow with an AC44C6M rebuild on point.
J58 exits Roderfield Tunnel headed West for Iaeger to shove 578 over the Elkhorn Grade.
M89 pops out of the Main 2 tunnel of the Huger twin tunnels during the snowstorm which dumped almost a foot of snow along the Pokey.
With low fog and a full moon silhouetting the Norfolk & Western coaling tower at Farm, an eastbound grain train waits to pull east with a leased Progress Rail ex-Burlington Northern EMD SD70MAC in... (more)
With daybreak only minutes behind, a northbound grain train grinds its way up the Pokey as low clouds linger on the dark mountains of West Virginia.
NS 762 is almost to Bluefield as he passes through what is left of the beautiful fall color which is still clinging on before the long nights of winter set in. In less than 16 hours the train woul... (more)
After getting a pusher and a recrew at Farm, 83G rolls by the N&W coaling tower at Farm with the Conrail Heritage Unit leading.
83G eases out of Big Four #1 Tunnel, with a stop signal just around the bend due to another train ahead getting its pusher.
Pouring on the smoke from the 3 older motors in the consist, 18M accelerates out of the slow order at Matewan with an SD60M leader.