Once the rear clears the switch to the Toms Creek Branch in downtown Coeburn, the empty hopper train will slowly roll to a stop. The crew will shove the empties along the branch for loading at Tom... (more)
Framed by part of the Grant Street Bridge, the Reading heritage unit idles in the yard as the crew waits for permission to return to their train after fueling the units. In the background stands t... (more)
On a absolutely beautiful afternoon, a pair of newer AC GEVO's take charge of NS 721 on trip to Bristol via the Pulaski District. NS has started running newer AC GEVO's on the 720, 721, 722, and 7... (more)
NS 721 rests in the yard at Bristol, where seven or eight inches of snow has fallen.
A pocket of sun shines through on NS 721 tied down in Bristol as snow from one of the first snowfalls of the season lingers on the ground.
NS 721, awaits a Tennessee crew to take the train on to Bulls Gap, and then on to Andover to be loaded with coal
The sun decides to come out for a minute to hit the nose of 7663 as it sits on the point of a tied down 721, on a cold day in April.
A second NS 721 of the day heads west in the late evening sunlight with two GEVOs but non-ECP hoppers going back to Andover.
Just east of the 6 milepost on the A line these five GEVO's pulling 721 hug a tight curve heading westbound toward Bulls Gap. Nikon D80.
NS 7648 brings this empty ECP train to a halt to change crews. After being held up in Abingdon for a broken rail to be repaired. As the tied down local V19 sits on the siding across from 721. Niko... (more)
NS 721 splits the N&W signals at Abingdon after coming off of a meet with the V40. The rear of V40 can be seen off in the distance in the siding.
NS 721 begins the journey to Bulls Gap with a fresh crew, interrupting the crew change taking place with the 22A on the right.
NS 721 begins the uphill climb toward Bluff City as the engineer notches up to try to keep the long train of empties close to track speed.
NS 721 easily tops a small hill near the four milepost as they roll west at track speed.
NS 721 with a solid train of coal heads for Louisville,KY