745 returns westbound into Asheville with NS #4001 doing the honors on this beautiful Fall afternoon in western North Carolina.
One of Norfolk Southern's DC-to-AC AC44C6M's leads NS 218 east through Prichard, W.Va., passing the state of West Virginia's Prichard intermodal facility as part of the Heartland Corridor project.... (more)
The sonic bonnet leads loaded NS 744 south on the former Clinchfield Railroad around Osborne's Curve.
NS 4001 leads NS Q45 an empty coal train from Plant Marshall in North Carolina to the coal fields of Appalachia. Seen here splitting the signals in Longview NC along the NS S-Line. Smoke from nu... (more)
Norfolk Southern AC44C6M 4001 leads 744 south near Fork Blackmore, VA.
NS 744 rolls across the former Clinchfield mainline and across the highest viaduct of Copper Creek with NS 4001 in the lead
Some fall color still remains in the trees as one of NS's "Blue Bonnet" DC-to-AC rebuilds grinds up the Southern Loops west of Old Fort.
After spending a few days in Asheville, 744 made a run down the district in perfect morning light with one of two NS "Blue Bonnets" leading.
On what was a gorgeous fall day, Helper set J60 shoves hard on the rear of a loaded coal, passing through the east end ofEckman yard and by the soon to be gone CPL's.
J60 slowly rolls by the Keystone, WV, mine.
The NS "Blue Mule" DC to AC conversion pushes a coal train over the top of Flat Top Mountain via the Elkhorn Tunnel on a beautiful fall day.
The NS "Blue Mule" pushes hard on the rear of a coal train at Farm as it prepares to enter the twin tunnels at Hemphill.
Mission accomplished, as the 3 newest pushers (two new ET44ACs and the "DC to AC" conversion) duck into the void atop the infamous Elkhorn grade located inside the cavernous Elkhorn Tunn... (more)
The blue mule and 2 ET44AC's push 83K east to Flat Top