3 Pushers top the grade at Bluefield as they give much needed help to a EB coal train. Pushers are a common sight on this tuff Division.
A heavy eastbound grain train off the Pokey through southern W.Va. labors the last feet to the top of the grade at Bluefield. Local pigeons are descending to feed off spilled grain on the tops of ... (more)
Coal hoppers, Bluefield, West Virginia
Norfolk Southern SD70M-2 #2671 does some light work around the yard.
NS train 148 with lots of power heads east out of Bluefield Yard.
Typical top of the line power lashup moving around
An unusual string of power moving around the engine terminal area.
N&W 1131 and slug 9910 are switching in the yard at Bluefied, West Virginia, in October of 1980.
EB grain train
Slug mom for ex-Trainmaster works the yard
Back when Bluefield had a yard switcher.
This just says N&W to me, big power, big hill, big train and CPL signals (forever!)
Even then we sensed these were getting scarce.