RailPictures.Net Photo: SR 3215 Southern Railway EMD SD40-2 at Big Stone Gap, Virginia by Ron Flanary
 
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Southern Railway (more..)
EMD SD40-2 (more..)
NS Appalachia Division (more..)
Big Stone Gap, Virginia, USA (more..)
November 22, 1985
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
SR 3215 (more..)
Unknown
Ron Flanary (more..)
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The red rear marker lights on SD40-2 are still on since the rear of the two-unit pusher set had shoved a unit coal train earlier in the afternoon. Now, after returning to the siding at Big Stone Gap, its second assignment---a Georgia Power coal train---passes before coming to a stop on the east side of the 19th Street crossing. After the switch is lined, the two SD40-2s will nuzzle up to the caboose and shove some 30 miles over three grades to Dan'lboone, VA. After that--the long trip home for the two man pusher crew.
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