Sun is getting low in the sky as the W.B. Intermodal heads out of the siding after a meet with its counterpart, NS 202. This siding is now of sufficient length to accommodate the two long "ho... (more)
NS E75 approaches a stop signal after having just cleared a 15 MPH speed restriction at Long Ferry Road due to a toppled telephone pole draping live wires over the crossing gate and #2 main track.... (more)
Affinity Mine run U94 is making all of 10 miles per hour up the 2% grade of the Winding Gulf Branch at Loop Junction, just over the hill from Sophia, WV and United Coal Company's Affinity Mine nea... (more)
Beckley Coal Series In a continue series that highlights some of the obscure rail lines around Beckley, we find ourselves on Norfolk Southern's former Virginian Railway Winding Gulf Branch ... (more)
Grinding upgrade toward Affinity with 100 empty hoppers, a pair of NS motors emerge from the tunnel at Loop Creek Junction and continue across a small trestle. This is known as the "loops&qu... (more)
Eastbound stack train headed for Indiana and then on to Pennsylvania.
An eastbound manifest bangs over the cross over switches at Duluth, NE
Emtpy coal train headed westbound leaving the town of Shirley with 90 hoppers.
Bow empty coal train with 90 hoppers heads west through Gardner passing a string of P&W hoppers that are used to bring coal from Providence ships to Bow. The lower the tracks get the bumpier and ... (more)
They say "America runs on Dunkins" and the crew is about to stop trackside next to Dunkin Donuts and make a quick stop.
A repainted CR GE leads a manifest (first 1/2 being loaded coke cars) down the original Wheeling main westbound to Toledo.
12N zips east into the fading light under a pair of Pennsy signals suspended from a road bridge.
10:06am, NS O98 pulls a string of 6 brand new GE units eastbound toward Philadelphia for their journey overseas to Brazil.
A bruised consist leads this coal train as it passes Glenfield, enroute to Conway.
UP Westbound Freight Train at Vaughn, NM. on UP'S Golden State Route