A mixed freight rounds the horseshoe curve at Ought One. One of the steepest on the Pokey at 12 degrees. You can see the Buchannan Branch in the top right of photo.
The Interstate heritage unit hustles empties back to Williamson Yard.
Not much action on a Sunday for my first visit to B&P's Butler Yard but a variety of neat subjects to look at. I enjoyed all the color, especially for a guy who is use to black and white engines w... (more)
A coal train passes through historic Matewan W.Va.
The circus train glides across the Justice trestle for the last time as the circus and trains 146 year run come to an end.
In this remote part of the Pokey, the rails depart the path cut out by The Tug Fork River. Glen Alum Tunnel provides a quicker route through the mountains while the river travels around a steep be... (more)
What may be the end of an era. The Alco that served the Litwar "Red Ash" Tipple for many years looks to be parked for good.
The NS "Blue Mule" DC to AC conversion pushes a coal train over the top of Flat Top Mountain via the Elkhorn Tunnel on a beautiful fall day.
The NS "Blue Mule" pushes hard on the rear of a coal train at Farm as it prepares to enter the twin tunnels at Hemphill.
A NS rebuilt SD90MAC to a SD70ACU begins to pull on a coal train at Farm after receiving pushers.
With darkness creeping in, A coal train begins to flood load with "met" coal near Northfork W.Va.
No rest for the wicked........ The Lehigh Valley unit has just completed a push into Bluefield and returns back down the grade to get with another unit for another push job up the Elkhorn grade.
A train is being built in the yard for the trip east to the port.
The Lehigh Valley unit passes the Nickel Plate unit. Both are in pusher service on the Pokey.