An eastbound coal train, lead by SD40-2, 6171 and C30-7, 8010, pass N&W 611 on the tight curve at Keystone. Westbound 611 is on a ferry move from Bluefield to Portsmouth Ohio with a few freight ca... (more)
An eastbound coal train, lead by C39-8E, 8527 and SD60, 6607, pass the coal processing plant at Keystone on the way to Bluefield.
British Columbia Rail GE C40-8M No. 4602 leads eastbound NS grain train 52G through Keystone, W.Va., in the far southern West Virginia coalfields.
Sometimes just hanging out trackside for a little while longer brings success. I was about to call it a day as I had flown from Australia the day before and was rather jet lagged. I thought I wou... (more)
With a UP SD70M leading the way, 272 passes through the East End of Eckman Yard on their way to Bluefield.
The Lehigh Valley unit leads a empty coal train up the scenic Pocahontas division. It slows through the small town of Keystone before going into a holding yard to wait its turn to be reloaded.
A Roanoke shops rebuild (former Dash9-40C 8789) leads loaded coal train 762 by the iconic N&W CPL signals at Keystone, WV.
NS 4002 and NS 4000, 2 of the special painted AC44C6M rebuilds, lead Eastbound 762 through Keystone, passing the CPL signal which is slated to be replaced in the coming weeks.
A pusher set chases pigeons down the tracks.
On what was a gorgeous fall day, Helper set J60 shoves hard on the rear of a loaded coal, passing through the east end ofEckman yard and by the soon to be gone CPL's.
J60 slowly rolls by the Keystone, WV, mine.
A man and his dog rest in the shade of the UMWA building in Keystone, West Virginia, as a Norfolk Southern coal train rumbles through town on a warm spring day of May 14, 2014.
Westbound helpers roll through Keystone, bound for Farm to assist the 194 into Bluefield, with the Conrail heritage on point.
On a balmy Spring afternoon, NS loaded coal train 83J led by an EMD SD60 and a standard cab GE grinds around an S-Curve in Keystone, West Virginia with locomotives in run eight while ascending Elk... (more)