Returning helpers off EB coal train
Early NS: Freshly painted SD40-2 is ready to be crewed to head back to the coalfields.
Near the end of its existence, Amtrak train #66, The Hilltopper, makes its stop at Bluefield, WV
A pair of GP9's and a GP35 await servicing.
NS 758 departs off the main line in Bluefield with 120 loads for Belews Creek, NC.
NS and BNSF power share the spotlight at the Bluefield service center on a very cold October evening.
NS 8771 leads the 61Q into the east end of the yard at Bluefield. They will pull up the engine pull-in track to swap crews and fuel the engines before heading west.
NS 18M has a fresh crew and is about to start east out of Bluefield with a steam era coaling tower standing in the background.
NS 8597 leads a whiteface SD70M and a C40-9W with westbound train 17M as it comes into Bluefield yard.
The "J" leading a westbound excursion train into Bluefield