Watching catfish on Christmas Eve was exciting as getting new socks on Christmas Day
The NS 218 comes out of the woods, and approaches the newly reopened River Rd crossing, as it heads east towards Portsmouth on a very nice fall afternoon.
Due to the Heartland Corridor being finished, NS has also added double stacks recently to the NS 218, here we see it rounding the bend by Elmwood, with a decent length train.
NS intermodal train 218 entering the south leg of the New Haven Connection in Bellevue, Ohio
The 218 heads past the recently harvested cornfield by Higby Rd, as a bit of fall color shows on the hills in the background.
Rounding a curve, along with US 23, the 218 heads by going every bit of 60mph, east on the Columbus District.
NS 8930 leads an empty coal hopper train through the big set of curves at Vivian, WV heading towards Williamson, WV.
The Gilbert Branch is nothing more than a winding path that follows Ben Creek up the holler. When it was built, I bet no one imagined the amount of tonnage this branch sees today.
Remarks: NS U9Z moves over while a MTY coal train waits for the track rights from the classic signal bridge. As all this goes on, an ex-Conrail unit waits patiently. As soon as the loaded train pa... (more)
Remarks: NS U9Z moves over the crossovers and under the N&W classic signal bridge still standing proud and still in service today.
NS U9Z banks into one of the elevated curves along the Pokey. The cliffs in the background are located across the Tug River in Buchanan County VA.
Tn. River is up after 5 inches of rain.