An eastbound manifest is seen strung out through the interlocking at Farm waiting for the Bluefield helpers to run by for a shove up the hill to Elkhorn Tunnel and on into Bluefield.
J53 Bluefield helpers run west to Capels where they will shove a 169 train up to Elkhorn Tunnel.
Returning west to Farm for 83J, Norfolk Southern's Virginian Heritage Unit ducks into West Vivian Tunnel on the former N&W.
Framed by an iconic N&W CPL, a trio of GE's shove heavy eastbound stack train 234 through an S - Curve just east of Downtown Welch, West Virginia on the Pocahontas District.
The Virginian Heritage unit has found a home in pusher service on the Pokey. On a nice March afternoon, the 1069 faces West shoving on the rear of the 18M headed upgrade.
NS helper set J53 slides down the Elkhorn Grade at Maybeury as clouds block out the morning sunshine. The train is headed to Wilmore to assist a 758 up the grade later.
J53 shoves hard on the rear of train 758, which is battling gravity up the Elkhorn Grade in Farm, WV.
Helper set J53 comes Westbound through the CPL's at Welch as 95W looks on, waiting to head East towards Vivian.
The Lehigh Valley heritage unit is part of a J53 helper pair shoving on the rear of 762.
An AC pusher set glides downhill to the rescue of a struggling freight.
The J53 running pusher service, prepares to depart Bluefield Yard as the J51 arrives on the end of a mixed freight, and the J54 has cut loose from a unit coal train. (3 sets of ES44AC's)
With dust from tunnel work flying, two new AC motors making a pusher set head west for either a coal or grain drag. Much of the Heartland Corridor project is completed, evident from Roderfield tun... (more)
A Santa Fe Warbonet takes up the rear of this helper set as the power leans into the tunnel at Vivian.