NS SD70ACC 1801 leading Duke Energy coal train 740 (Shire Oaks, PA - Catawba-Sherrils Ford, NC).
The final stop of the 217 chase is from high above the ghost town of Iaeger, Wv on the Pocahontas District.
The second to last stop on the chase of 217 was here in Roderfield, Wv. 1800 thunders out of Roderfield tunnel on main 1 as it continues west.
NS 217 continues west through Welch, Wv with 1800 leading the way.
The sun pops out at just the right time as NS 217 continues it's trek west through Keyston, Wv on the "pokey" with 1800 on point.
Now officially on the Pocahontas district, NS 217 continues west in Bluefield, Va with the yellow 1800 in the lead.
Westbound NS 217 rolls through Bluefield yard with 1800 showing the way. This train has a Roanoke to Williamson crew on board, so no stopping in the yard.
NS 217 skirts along Ingleside Rd in Hardy, Wv.
NS 217 thunders west in Oakvale, Wv with SD70ACC rebuild #1800 on point.
A lucky timed shot with no traffic on the road shows NS 217 continuing west with the 1800 in the lead in Narrows, Va.
NS 217 charges up grade in Shawsville at "John Farm" with SD70ACC 1800 showing the way.
On an absolutely beautiful October morning, hotshot intermodal NS 217 rushes west through Wabun, Virginia with the yellow SD70ACC rebuild #1800 in the lead.
Knoxville/Asheville train 136 works it's way eastbound along the former Southern Railway "River line" in western North Carolina, seen here crossing the French Broad River near Hot Spring... (more)
The NS 309 heads west by the crossing at Coen Road, in Vermilion, Ohio.
Crossing the end of the desert before it reaches Bonneville flats a frieght heads into West Wendover