Picking up speed alongside Hillman Highway
Coming off the shoo-fly through the center of town.
The V40 out of Bristol, switches cars on the old Saltville Branch Wye for Keene Trucking at the railcar to truck unload facility in Glade Spring, VA
The Bristol local V40, does a roll by inspection of the 22A as it passes through Glade Spring.
The 37Q coasts down the slight grade in Glade Spring, to meet the 38Q and the V40, then on to Bristol for a crew change.
After a two hour wait in Glade Spring on the V40 to switch cars in Abingdon and Glade Spring, The 25N gets underway towards Bristol heading into the sunset. (note the conductor sheilding the sun f... (more)
Picking up speed after the meet with 16T
NS ES40DC 7663 performs pusher duties on the 100 car unit coal train 76A through Glade Spring
Waiting for clearance to enter wye to spot cars.
NS 22A rolls down the long straighaway through the rolling hills less than a mile from the Glade Spring siding where a 38Q waits for 22A's arrival.
The V40 returning to Bristol, VA with two carloads of bagged salt from Seven Mile Ford, VA
The V40 takes the diversion signal to enter the siding in Glade Spring, VA
Rolling past what would be a rail fans dream fixer upper, NS 25N takes the main at Glade Spring.