The NS 4001 DC to AC unit leads another coal train south on the "Punkin Vine". The Winston-Salem District has been used extensively by NS to test these Conversion units, making many trips between... (more)
Q56 cruising through the S-curves in Henry, Va
The NS 4001 DC to AC unit leads another coal train south on the Vine to Belews Creek Steam Station.
In a light rain the NS 1065 Savanna and Atlanta leads the Q56 south over Electric Road in Roanoke.
Recently delivered ACe 1118 leads the Q56 south on the Pumpkin Vine to Belews Creek Steam Station.
With two big GEs on the point and two more shoving on the rear, NS Belews Creek, NC-bound coal drag Q56 is working about as hard as I've ever witnessed to get up the final mile or so of a slippery... (more)
Eastbound coal loads pass under the CPL Signal Bridges at Maybeury, in notch 8 nearing the summit of the Elkhorn Grade.
The Q56 heads south through Mayodan on the way to Belews Creek Steam Station.
The UP 7725 pushes the Q56 across the state line on the way to Belews Creek Steam Station.
The UP 7725 helps push the Q56 south through Watkins on the way to Belews Creek Steam Station.
Thanks to Gary Mullis for the directions to this location!!!. See EXIF data for shot details.