A trio of NS dash 9's ease across Garwood Trestle after bringing 150 hoppers for storage to Clarks Gap.
Spring is in bloom in the mountains of southern West Virginia as Norfolk Southern train U87 climbs through the small community of Bud with 150 hoppers bound for storage at Clarks Gap.
Popping out of Sophia Tunnel on the rarely shot Winding Gulf Branch, NS U87 continues it's trip to Affinity Coal Company. There the power on the loaded Herzog ballast train will run about the trai... (more)
A train rolls over the trestle in Bud, Wv one last time. 150 coal hoppers heading to storage at Clark's Gap on the Princeton Deepwater District.
This Virginia "searchlight" signal see's it's first train in five years on the Princeton Deepwater District. NS U87 takes 150 empty coal hoppers up to Clark's Gap for storage. The next t... (more)
For possibly the last time, and the first time in five years, a train pulls into the yard in Algonquin, Wv. The 150 empty coal hoppers will be stored on this main, not even in the yard, for who kn... (more)
For the first time in five years, a train is traversing the giant trestle in Covel, Wv. on the Princeton Deepwater District. On April 18, 2020, 150 empty coal hoppers went to Clark's Gap for stora... (more)
Deep in the West Virginia mountains, a trio of six axle EMD's shove hard against the rear of eastbound hill run U87 as they cross the former Virginian Railway Viaduct over the community of Covel. ... (more)
After making its way down from Deepwater via the former Virginian, 6 engines (3 on each end) grind away with half of a loaded coal train bound for Princeton and points beyond. This train will tie ... (more)
As seen charging out of the late afternoon sun, NS U87 roars east across the highest trestle along the former Virginian Railway situated here at Kegley, WV just west of Princeton. This train has t... (more)
On a balmy evening situated along the former Virginian Railway in the quaint hamlet of Covel, WV, finds train #U87 crawling uphill towards Clarks Gap permeating the quiet valley with the sound of ... (more)