RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 7572 Norfolk Southern GE ES40DC at Prichard, West Virginia by Brock Dishner
 
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Norfolk Southern (more..)
GE ES40DC (more..)
Kenova District (more..)
Prichard, West Virginia, USA (more..)
April 25, 2015
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NS 7572 (more..)
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Sometimes the best actions photos are taken under terrible conditions. In this case, an eastbound empty unit coal train is rolling through a heavy rain storm en route to Williamson, WV, along the NS main line. This was once the Scioto Division of the Norfolk & Western, where Class A 2-6-6-4s like the 1218 routinely handled 190-car coal trains westward along this same route. Today, modern GE and EMD six-axle motor power like these handle even heavier trains.
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