WSSB local from Bill yard to Cotton Grove runs light engines around his train before proceeding back northbound.
Work trains do the humble job of keeping the line in good working order and that involves some interesting operations.
A very long Eastbound 234 passes through Huger with an SD40-2 leading, a nice contrast from the usual widecab power on intermodal trains.
NS 6106 leads a batch of power that was featured in the Spencer Streamliner Event west down Norfolk Southern's Chicago District and through Gary, IN on an overcast afternoon.
Lately the railroad has been resurfacing the Bristol line and has replaced a tremendous number of ties. The discards are piled up every 1/4 mile or so. This humble word trains job is to retrieve... (more)
As the streamliners returned north from Spencer, they ran into some scattered thunderstorms in southern Ohio (as evidenced by a storm cell in the background). There were multiple cells following e... (more)
Westbound 044 comes through Rawl with the return trip of several Streamliners that were featured in the Streamliners at Spencer event last weekend.
Bristol-based local trundling east --- a railroad scene that has been witnessed thousands of times over the years by an historic house on Hillman Highway.
It's a quiet Friday afternoon in the quaint hamlet of Meadowview, Va., until the sound of westbound local freight No. V40 momentarily breaks the stillness, permeating the air with the sound of a s... (more)
A freshly painted SD40-2 leads a work train at Ingleside, WV en-route to the Bluefield, WV Yards