Lite motors rolling through Big Stone Gap on this fantastic fall afternoon.
NS 67Z waits for a new crew before heading out west.
After meeting an Eastbound coil train, Westbound coke accelerates toward the diamond at XN (or RO if you're a B&O fan) tower on the former Nickel Plate racetrack in Leipsic.
Representing three Class One railroads and two countries, NS 217 highballs west near Naugatuck passing the Mountain View Memorial Gardens cemetery.
Westbound coke train approaches the diamond at Leipsic just after sunrise.
Popping out of Dry Fork #2, NS coal drag 844 grinds up the grade. With pushers on the rear, it will still be another twenty minutes before it makes the crest at Bandy, VA.
Norfolk SOuthern #7613 leads the daily 145 auto parts train west out of Decatur.
The daily Ford auto parts train heads west crossing the diamonds in Decatur.
A westbound loaded coke train sits in the Portsmouth Yard ready to head west. The only problem is that a cut of boxcars on the same track, seem to be conflicting with NS 7613's path.
With just a little bit of light left, NS 375 heads west on the NS Dayton district, in the late evening.
NS eastbound 26N passes a westbound near the top of a steep grade at MP 470 on the NS ex CR Chicago line.