Empty hoppers from TVA Kingston accelerate across the Emory River on Norfolk Southern's (Former Southern) famed "Rathole".
After dropping it's coal at the TVA Kingston Plant, 891 heads back north. The nice new shiny leader is seen crossing the Emory River at Harriman Junction.
A former Santa Fe warbonnet is panned at Jasper, VA, on the NS Appalachia District, with a westbound empty hopper train.
Not a heritage unit however still a celebrity at the Spencer event back in July the 1030 leads a joint NS/
Paducah and Louisville coal empty through a S curve
near Fisherville as it nears Louisv... (more)
An interesting power combo holds back a train of empties as it comes off the Dry Fork grade.
Just another day in rural W.Va.
Westbound with DPUs still attached, NS 891 streaks thru Glen Alum tunnel. Dogwoods provide a touch of white above the portal along this remote and underestimated stretch of the Pokey.
A crewless 891 waits patiently in the morning sun to embark on its return trip to the coalfields.
NS 891 rolling westbound by the west end of the Frisco Yard on a clear August morning.
NS 891 westbound passing Gap Lumber in Big Stone Gap with a pair of ATSF/BNSF GEs leading.
NS 891 westbound at Glenita behind Santa Fe 606.
BNSF 606 leading 891 westbound as it drops down into Duffield.
NS 891 westbound at Jones' Cut with a Warbonnet Dash-9 leading the way.
NS 891 westbound ducking under the former Clinchfield at Speers Ferry.
NS 891 westbound at Watkins.