NS 9666 creeps under the old N&W signal bridge near the Elkhorn Tunnel.
After helping a coal drag over the Elkhorn Grade, this trio of pushers have just exited the Elkhorn Tunnel, and will coast back down to Auville to do it all over again.
Fast freight 17M ducks under the signals at the west portal of Elkhorn Tunnel as it glides silently down the mighty Elkhorn Grade. The grade will soon be home to several doublestacks a day when th... (more)
Air troubles caused 83E to stall on the west slope of Coaldale Mountain.
NS Pusher 7535 is dwarfed by the tunnel ventilator that was used in the steam era to rid the tunnel of poisonous gases emitted by the steam engines.
Thunder In The Mountains! The ground literally shakes as this trio of pushers strain to get this coal drag across the summit of Coaldale Mountain inside Elkhorn Tunnel under the old N&W signals ne... (more)
After a two hour ordeal hooking up a pusher set to the front, giving 147 a total of eight engines, the move crawls toward the top of the grade. Fall has arrived in southern WV as the hills are a r... (more)
A coal drag passes an old whistle post along the Pokey.
Three SD 60's are down on their knees trying to conquer the world famous Pocahontas grade. The train had three helpers on the rear.
Pusher set SJ50 drifts west after pushing a coal drag over the Elkhorn Grade and thru the tunnel. The set will continue it's day picking up another at Farm and repeating the shove.
The helpers of ::train ID:: drift over the truss bridge at Maybeury on their way east towards Bluefield.
147 crawls out of Elkhorn Tunnel with a long train in tow
Deep in the mountains in WV NS knows how to break in those brand new SD70M-2's - put them in pusher service. NS2726 teams up with sister SD70M-2 2703 and C40-9W 9164 to push 83K east.
Westbound 17M crosses the high bridge on its decent from Elkhorn Tunnel.