An eastbound rack train coils upgrade through McDowell County, WV coal country in 1992. Until 1959/60--when GP9s and RS11s finally took over completely--N&W Y-class compound 2-8-8-2s held sway on ... (more)
The Lehigh Valley heritage unit is part of a J53 helper pair shoving on the rear of 762.
Just before sunup in frosty downtown Keystone, W.Va., NS's Interstate heritage unit shoves train No. 776 up Elkhorn Grade, with locomotives in notch-8, awakening the sleeping mining community on a... (more)
In what used to be the norm, it was odd to see these older dash 9's in pusher service with all the new AC power prowling the Pokey.
Flowers, CPL's, and a heritage unit! All set the stage for this pretty scene depicting the Norfolk & Western heritage unit shoving hard on the rear of eastbound loads through the community of Keys... (more)
Enroute to Eckman, one of Norfolk Southern's Heritage Units, the PRR makes tracks westbound through the curve in Keystone, WV.
Making his way through a minor snow storm, NS 9483 makes his way trough the town of Keystone, by the old coal preparation facility.
In the poring rain, No. 272 swings into a tight S curve at Keystone, W.Va., led by a EMD SD70M-2, as the train blasts toward Bluefield on the ex-N&W.
Another day is coming to a close in the Appalachian coalfields, as No. 8102 accompanying No. 8120, shoves hard on the rear of loaded eastbound autorack train No. 272, while passing through the qua... (more)
As shadows begin growing long and the last rays of sunlight illuminate the valley, NS' Lehigh Valley heritage locomotive shoves hard on the rear of eastbound loaded train No. 826, while passing th... (more)
NS' Pennsylvania Railroad heritage ES44AC observes a slow order in the sharp bend through downtown Keystone. Enroute to Eckman Yard to sort outbound cuts along former N&W rails, the Altoona painte... (more)
Heritage unit pushing long coal drag east to Bluefield.
NS' 8060 charges across Bridge Street in Keystone WV. with two CN loco's and an ethanol train in tow. Note the idler car between the loco's and the ethanol train.
Two of NS' Heritage Units, the Southern and the Erie assist a train to Bluefield going through the town of Keystone.
Observing a slow order through the tight curves of downtown Keystone, eastbound coal loads grind upgrade along the route of the N&W mainline from Williamson to Bluefield.