195 passes through downtown Matewan on a warm October afternoon.
With the fall colors nearing their peak, the recent AC traction rebuild 4024 pulls its train out of Farm to fight the Elkhorn Grade to Bluefield.
Westbound autorack 27V is about to pass through the short Big Four #2 Tunnel, with an SD60E leading the way. The fall colors are starting to show on the hill above the tunnel portal, although stil... (more)
80A passes through Delorme, bound for Carbo with a loaded Duke Power Train and the Central of Georgia heritage unit leading. Up until a few months ago, this interlocking was governed by CPL signal... (more)
Ethanol loads roll East through downtown Matewan with a trio of UP's, including the Katy Heritage Unit in the middle.
The early morning fog still lingers over Matewan as 52G passes through town passing the historic depot replica
A rare CN C40-8M leads Eastbound 50X through McCarr, headed East towards Bluefield.
Norfolk Southern train 29G rolls downgrade into Welch, West Virginia with an increasingly rare standard cab C40-9 leading the train toward the next crew change in Williamson.
Westbound empty hopper train 771 passes through the CPL signals at White in my 3rd trip down here in 4 days. With the cutover date for the remaining CPL signals set to take place within the next f... (more)
A standard cab SD70 and a UP SD70ACe bring coal loads Westbound through Matewan on a nice May evening.
An all EMD lashup on 52E, with the Reading Heritage SD70ACe on point, passes through Sprigg, and the farthest West CPL signal left on the N&W mainline.
Westbound intermodal 29G passes under the unique signal bridge at Virginia Crews, just East of Iaeger. These signals won't be around for much longer, as replacements are on site just out of frame.
Empty coal train 741 leaves Williamson on a pleasant March afternoon with an SD60E rebuild on point.
The pushers on an eastbound coal drag glide into Bluefield after assisting the train up and over Elkhorn Mountain.
After turning the wye at Ought One, rail train 98R reverses Westbound through Matewan. The power for this train is one of the recently acquired SD9043MAC's, formerly CEFX.