One final trip over the hill.... U86 crosses the iconic curved ex-Virginian bridge at Garwood, West Virginia on their way to Clarks Gap to clean out the storage cars from the yard. This is most li... (more)
Four ex-Norfolk Southern EMD SD60s bring up the rear of a 96-car coal train on its way to NS at Elmore Yard. The train has just finished its run across the Kanawha River Railroad's Mullens Subdivi... (more)
The very last Norfolk Southern-ran NS 380 rolls into Maben, W.Va., after a heavy rain. Within a few hours of giving up its track authority, this section of the former Virginian Princeton-Deepwater... (more)
A 100-car Norfolk Southern coal train spans the Kanawha River at Deepwater on its way to Elmore Yard in Mullens, W.Va., from Alloy.
The end of an era... On July 30, Norfolk Southern ran its last train across the NS Princeton-Deepwater District from Alloy Yard in Deepwater, W.Va., south to Elmore Yard in Mullens, W.Va. H... (more)
The end of an era... On July 30, Norfolk Southern ran its last train across the NS Princeton-Deepwater District from Alloy Yard in Deepwater, W.Va., south to Elmore Yard in Mullens, W.Va. W... (more)
Norfolk Southern Yardmaster Pete Hypes poses for a photo inside the Elmore Yard office in Mullens, W.Va. Just days after this photo was taken, Hypes celebrates his 60th year of working for the rai... (more)
Operating from Dickinson Yard to Mullens, the last NS-operated chemical train rolls into a tunnel just north of Mullens as it traces the Virginian main toward Elmore Yard. Once the train arrives i... (more)
Just days before Norfolk Southern would mothball the eastern end of its former Virginian Princeton-Deepwater District, eastbound loads met westbound empties between... (more)
NS EMD SD70ACe pushes NS U91 toward Elmore Yard, slicing through a tight rock cut near Harper, eastbound on the Virginian P-D District.
Two NS EMD SD70ACe's assist NS U91 over the west end of the Virginian's Princeton-Deepwater District, spanning the large viaduct at Dothan on their afternoon run to Elmore Yard from Alloy.
NS GE ES44AC No. 8135 and two other head motors pull 100 loads of coal across the Virginian trestle at Slab Fork, nearly completing their crew run from Alloy Yard to Elmore.
Loads from the New York Central W.Va. Secondary begin their journey along the Virginian's P-D District from Deepwater to Elmore under the lead power of three motors and two pushers.