NS 9740 leads westbound coal loads at CP 482, near Porter Junction, on the Chicago Line.
The crew has 113 really wound up as they round the curve at the Intermediate signal at MP 219.9. The trailing SD70 was completely drowning out the toaster in the lead.
In the middle of a heavy downpour a TOFC train pulled by a three unit consist with NS 9740 and 9475 behind the lead pauses at the mouth of Gallitzin Tunnel.
NS 376 heads north through the single track near Hinton, approaching the double track at Rohan where they'll meet a southbound.
A woman stops her car to watch 754 glide high above the road and creek just North of Boones Mill on a narrow country road.
756 glides over one of the many bridges between Roanoke and Winston-Salem.
756 crosses Pine Hall road and Pipe Plant road, about 5 miles away from it's destination of Belews Creek Steam Station.
756 drifts downgrade through Mayodan
756 rolls slowly around the sharp curve at Price.
754 winds through the S-Curve in Mayodan
Three D9-40CW's wait to take the next loaded coal train the Belews Creek.
NS 227 is running "wrong main" due to track work in the area.