On a very frigid, frosty, and down right cold January early morning, a NS crew boards the empty CSX coal train at Newell Yard. The train will snake through the Mon Valley, across from California ... (more)
The NS N71 mine job heads south towards Emerald Mine, seen here snaking through S curves near Clarksville, Pa on a snowy, sunny day.
I never get tired of this location.
An SD80MAC leads N71 south toward Bailey Mine.
Another trainload of coal from Bailey Mine.
A BNSF unit lends a little bit of color to the all black and white N21 as it heads up the Manor Branch coming from the Bailey / Enlow mine complex. Consol's Bailey loadout handles approx. 70,000 ... (more)
CSX 416 Crests the summit at Time, Pa as the early morning sun burns through the fog.
NS N71 with loads from Bailey Mine passes NS N72 which is enroute up tp the Tipple to begin loading.
On a quite Sunday like this, Main Street West Brownsville probably sees more trains than cars
Snow flies up beside the lead ES44AC as the main reservoir spitter valve pops just as I snap the photo. This train has 130 loads and is headed North on the Manor Branch after loading at Bailey Mi... (more)
Most of the leaves have already left the trees, but a pair of bright future AC44s adds some color to this scene on NS's Manor Branch.