With horns blaring and the sound of GE's in notch eight, NS 217 makes his presence known as he grinds uphill through Willowtown WV towing a hotshot intermodal train bound for Chicago .
Three GE's charge into the yard at Bluefield, with a hotshot intermodal train bound for Chicago, IL.
The hottest train on the Pokey, a westbound NS 217 passes the increasingly N&W CPL's in downtown Welch.
NS 217 carries the flag of Nicekl Plate High Speed Service into the 21st century as it takes a long string of high priority intermodal freight past the connection with the Lima District. The Lima... (more)
Intermodal train 217 approaches Claypool on their trip west to Chicago.
NS 9636 and 2 more GE widecabs lead NS 217 doublestacks out of the Eggelston tunnel #1
Westbound intermodal train 217 rolls along through the farmlands approaching Claypool on a mild late autumn afternoon. This is the first time I've been able to see 217 since the Heartland Corridor... (more)
NS 217 leaves town on a perfect fall day.
A doublestack train passes through the massive floodgates that protect Williamson.
Westbound through Montgomery Tunnel on Main Two.
The floodwall frames up the photo of a coal train as it passes through Matewan WV.
NS 217 and 218 are now hauling doublestacks across the Pokey.
The words on the water tower says it all. "Matewan" N&W help build this town and NS continues to fuel the local economy. This historic town along the Tug River is full of history. The Matewan Mass... (more)
NS 8795 leads an ES40DC on NS217 through Switchback, WV on a cold winter day in January on the Pokey.