NS 740 finishes it's ascent up the Marshal Steam Station lead, with 115 empty coal cars bound for Shire Oak yard in Pennsylvania. NS 8104, the Lehigh Valley heritage unit, leads the charge.
740 arrives in Williamson with a fresh C6M on the point.
A North Carolina bound coal train crosses Pigeon Creek in Naugatuck.
A westbound loaded coal train slowly approaches Statesville and a meet with local P62.
Eastbound NS 740, with an SD70ACC rebuild leader, passes the site of the 826 derailment from May 2020 at Sprigg, WV. Almost 2 years later and not much had changed at the derailment site, which res... (more)
A coal train passing the former site of where the Southern Railway once served the Superior Stone Company Red Hill Quarry. NS AC44C6M 4493 was originally built as NS D9-44CW 9181 in 1998 and rebui... (more)
On a dull summer afternoon, NS 4321 coined the "countdown unit" leads NS coal drag 740 (Shire Oaks, PA-Sherills Ford, NC) past CP Winston southbound on the NS Washington District.
The rear distributed power unit (DPU) on train 740 passing under the cantilever signal bridge. The train is diverging from track #2 to main #1.
Loaded domestic coal train NS 740 rolls east by a freshly mowed field near Christiansburg, Va on the Whitethorne district.
The Pennsy pulls the grade towards Barber Jct. with a long train of coal for power hungry homes and businesses. Each loaded car of coal can generate power to 21 homes for a year.
The Pennsylvania leads a loaded coal train up the hill past a tank car in the siding at Lil Shavers warehouse on its way to Marshal Steam plant.
After the first decent snowfall of the season to blanket southern Virginia, the sun finally breaks to shine morning light on the Lehigh Valley heritage unit as it leads 740 southbound on the Danvi... (more)
740 coal loads lead by NS 1801 west on the S-line to Catawba before heading south to the Duke Power plant
NS SD70ACC 1801 leading Duke Energy coal train 740 (Shire Oaks, PA - Catawba-Sherrils Ford, NC).