With workers working on track 3, NS 23M slowly exits the Gallitzin Tunnel and cruises past the foreman in charge of the work area in the tunnel.
NS 23M blasts out of the Gallitzin Tunnel and past workers working on track 2 inside of the tunnel.
NS 787 rolls along the CSX KD Subdivision above the roaring Clear Fork River as it nears home trackage on the NS-owned Clear Fork Branch where it will go load at Kopper Glo in Clairfield, TN.
The L&N and the Southern Railway once had a joint yard in Jellico, TN, but it was removed by Norfolk Southern around ten years ago. NS 787 is seen rolling through the shadow of that yard as it pre... (more)
The defining feature of the Jellico Branch is its intense southbound grade as it climbs the side of Jellico Mountain out of Elk Valley. This northbound empty coal train is seen here easing off of ... (more)
A northbound empty coal train bound for Kopper Glo eases out of Pioneer Tunnel at the crest of the grade on the scenic and seldom-shot Jellico Branch.
Westbound double stacker roars thru a great little town passing the historic 1857 Section Foreman House built in a classic style that lasted until N&W quit building houses. I have a copy of the e... (more)
Slowly exiting NS Whitaker Yard with its intermodal train, this Dash 9 crosses Oglesby Rd. in silence between two subdivisions, Old Ivey Station and Five Oaks. As you can see there is no horn her... (more)
On a cold, January night on the former Interstate Railroad, a lone GE idles beside the yard office in Andover Yard as it awaits its next crew and cut of empty hoppers to spot at a local mine.
NS 203 races past a surprisingly empty Gainesville on a pristine fall afternoon. The century old station on the left still serves the daily Amtrak Crescent trains 19 & 20, just as the South... (more)
Three big GE's wait for their next assignment.
NS 233 exits the newly modified bore of one of the Hatfield Tunnels, crosses the Tug Fork River and back into W.Va. The trains front and rear are in W.Va and the middle is in KY. This is the only ... (more)
NS 22A rolls by the second game of a double header at Emory, VA
22A rolls west with the mountains of Tennessee in the background.