I arrived in Bluefield in the middle of August when most coal mines are shut down for vacation. So a cut of over 20 cabooses was laid out in front of me. So go ahead choose your favorite.
Photo special sponsered by Historic Transport Preservation.
Train of empties hit a coal truck and derailed at Nolan, WV, just west of Williamson. The truck driver was killed. Here is the truck frame wedged under the lead unit.
N&W Class A 1218 parked on the only track she'd fit on...
Blue Bird bound for St Louis departing Dearborn Station.
Mamiya 645 color negative
Engineer and Fireman killed in the fire after locomotive plunged onto the street. Derailment caused by a loose gearcase fouling a switch.
N&W transfer from Clare heading to Decoursey runs down the middle of Monmouth St (tracks are LONG gone) and will shortly cross the C&O line to Russell
607 with the "Powhatan Arrow" lies on her side after a derailment resulting in the death of the fireman. Cause, failure to obey automatic block-signal & entering turnout at excessive speed (77 mph... (more)