Passing the Signals in Lamar, WV, NS 9857 pulls on some Coal hoppers just past Clarks Gap.
Loaded rail-train NS 91Q (Sheffield,AL-Atlanta,GA) is tied down at the crew change point at Webb at the NS Chattanooga Terminal on this slow evening. The outbound crew is going to take the loaded ... (more)
U47 enters Big Stone with very few covered hoppers in tow.
Spring is in bloom in the mountains of southern West Virginia as Norfolk Southern train U87 climbs through the small community of Bud with 150 hoppers bound for storage at Clarks Gap.
With 150 empty bottom dump coal hoppers for long term storage at Clark's Gap Yard, NS U87 grinds across the massive trestle at Garwood, WV behind a trio of widecab GE's.
A train rolls over the trestle in Bud, Wv one last time. 150 coal hoppers heading to storage at Clark's Gap on the Princeton Deepwater District.
This Virginia "searchlight" signal see's it's first train in five years on the Princeton Deepwater District. NS U87 takes 150 empty coal hoppers up to Clark's Gap for storage. The next t... (more)
For possibly the last time, and the first time in five years, a train pulls into the yard in Algonquin, Wv. The 150 empty coal hoppers will be stored on this main, not even in the yard, for who kn... (more)
For the first time in five years, a train is traversing the giant trestle in Covel, Wv. on the Princeton Deepwater District. On April 18, 2020, 150 empty coal hoppers went to Clark's Gap for stora... (more)
Eastbound 20W charges through Wegley, Pa.
(east end of viaduct - far end)
MP302 - CP WYE
(west end of viaduct - near end)
MP110 - CP Mary / ... (more)
A westbound tank train glides down track three while the tail of an eastbound intermodal rounds the curve on track one.
A very late westbound Lakeshore waits at 292 for a switch to get fixed before continuing west. Meanwhile a 552 coal train has pulled up to wait behind it and an 18M is rolling by on main 2.
Symbolic of the troubles Amtrak's been facing during the awful weather across the Midwest is this very late westbound Lakeshore Limited leaving Toledo. They lost hours in town, first a considerab... (more)