Norfolk Southern hopper train No. 77A rolls west into the snowy yard situated in Bluefield, W.Va., to tie its train down, remove the motors, and take them to the fueling pad. Roughly 36 hours prev... (more)
A Pokey pusher set gets service before returning into the coalfields to help get the coal drags up the tuff Pocahontas grade.
NS 185 waits their turn to leave the The Bluefield Yard.
The NS Heritage Unit in pusher service along the Pocahontas Division.
Framed by part of the Grant Street Bridge, the Reading heritage unit idles in the yard as the crew waits for permission to return to their train after fueling the units. In the background stands t... (more)
A unit no longer on the roster shuffles around the yard with the autumn disease, leafy air intake.
Idling in Bluefield Yard in the late afternoon light, a remarkably clean ES44AC waits for a fresh crew before departing west for the Pochaontas Division coalfields. This locomotive, NS 8113 was fe... (more)
Empties west.. Loads east.. Catching the late evening sun in the yard at Bluefield, NS' 100 ton former N&W sub-lettered hoppers still help move Southern West Virginia coal to and from its destinat... (more)
A quartet of standard cab EMD's in two separate power sets idle at the Bluefiled Yard, awaiting assignment to local and work train service. A pair of Farm-Bluefield helpers await service near the ... (more)
NS 8105 (Interstate), 8102 (Pennsylvania), and NS 8103 (Norfolk and Western) sitting in the yard at Bluefield with the Coaling Tower in the frame.
Departing Bluefield for points west, NS 185 and its five unit consist (including NS' Reading heritage ACe) catch the late evening sun after being recrewed. In the distance, NS 52Q has just arrived... (more)
NS 1070 leads an westbound hopper train into Bluefield Yard on the N&W coal conveyor known as the Christianburg District.
The Southern Heritage unit has just cut off a train, recrewed and goes back west to push another train up the tuff Pokey grade.
With colors practically at their peak, NS 759 rolls into crowded Bluefield yard for a quick crew change after arriving off the Christiansburg District from Roanoke