Coal is moving again in Peach Creek. Lots of MTY's and power to move them into the coalfields. One can still see the turntable in the photo. The new office was built a few years ago.
A Williamson turn job hustles empties back to the coalfields. The train is exiting Kentucky via Hatfield Tunnels and across the Tug River back into West Virginia.
Westbound 80N passes through Delorme, passing the endangered CPL signals, with a hopper train in tow.
Passing through the West end of the 2,350 foot long Matewan flood wall which surrounds the southern side of the town for flood protection against the Tug Fork, a CSX CW44AC leads Westbound coke lo... (more)
80N passes through Hatfield Bottom at Matewan behind a UP SD70M leader.
A freshly rebuilt SD60E leads a pack of motors under the old coaling tower at Bluefield.
A turn job with older power brings loads off the Gilbert Br. and onto the Pokey main near Glen Alum.
On an absolutely beautiful Spring day, No. 80N charges down the Tug Fork River valley, near Matewan, W.Va., behind NS' Virginian heritage locomotive and a train of 35 loads en-route to Williamson.... (more)
A turn job hustles MTY's back to Williamson on a perfect fall day.
Turn job, NS 80N hustles mty's towards Williamson for a refill of black diamond.
NS is getting their monies worth out of these leased units. I have seen them in service the last 4 weekends in a row along the Pokey.