With low fog and a full moon silhouetting the Norfolk & Western coaling tower at Farm, an eastbound grain train waits to pull east with a leased Progress Rail ex-Burlington Northern EMD SD70MAC in... (more)
With daybreak only minutes behind, a northbound grain train grinds its way up the Pokey as low clouds linger on the dark mountains of West Virginia.
NS 762 is almost to Bluefield as he passes through what is left of the beautiful fall color which is still clinging on before the long nights of winter set in. In less than 16 hours the train woul... (more)
After getting a pusher and a recrew at Farm, 83G rolls by the N&W coaling tower at Farm with the Conrail Heritage Unit leading.
83G eases out of Big Four #1 Tunnel, with a stop signal just around the bend due to another train ahead getting its pusher.
Pouring on the smoke from the 3 older motors in the consist, 18M accelerates out of the slow order at Matewan with an SD60M leader.
A westbound empty grain train rolls across the Norfolk & Western mainline through far southern West Virginia under the cover of darkness. Heavy rains and humid nights have created for a foggy jour... (more)
An all EMD consist, with an SD60 leader, brings ethanol train 6A4 Eastbound through Delorme.
At 2:55 am local time, a trio of Norfolk Southern AC units run as light power to Farm to assist an eastbound coal drag across the ex-Norfolk & Western Elkhorn grade. As thick fog builds across Eas... (more)
The J67 pushers shove hard on the rear of NS 18M to give the train a good running start as they tackle the infamous Elkhorn grade.
The Virginian Heritage Unit leads Eastbound 188 by the Matewan Depot Replica.
S24 runs East along the Tug Fork Riverbank, about to pass through downtown Matewan.
2 light motors enter Bluefield, VA with a blanket of fog hanging over the mountain in the background.
195 passes through the flood gates at Matewan, behind a snow-caked SD70ACe, in a March snowstorm.
18M passes through downtown Matewan in a heavy snow squall.