Norfolk Southern U47 is moving forward with a single gondola loaded with coal on the former Interstate Railroad in Norton, Virginia.
Throwing the switch.
A depressing sight with empty tracks in Norton Yard, with two locos as the only power and a few strings of cars to only be seen in sight.
Just another sunny fall day in Southwestern Virginia.
9748 comes eases around the bend by Mountain Energy Resources at the entrance of Norton Yard. On the other siding, coal is being loaded into the hoppers at the small loadout seen in the upper corn... (more)
In a heavy morning fog, Norfolk Southern "mine run" U47 is working at the east end of the former Norfolk and Western yard in Norton, Virginia. The train crew has just brought loaded coal... (more)
Norfolk Southern mine run U44 heads east out of the yard at Norton, Virginia with two cabooses on the end of the train. The empty coal train will make a reverse movement onto the Big Toms Creek B... (more)
The Norfolk Southern Research Train sets in Norton Yard, as the end of a gloomy day comes to an end.
Norfolk Southern U44 crew makes a light engine move west through Norton, Virginia on the former Interstate Railroad with SD70ACU 7297 and SD70 2566.
Mountain Energy Resources Trackmobile Model 4200 has just pulled five empty coal gondolas past the small loader in Norton, Virginia.
Norfolk Southern mine run U44 switches cars with an SD70 in the former Norfolk and Western Yard in Norton, Virginia.
Power and cars set beside stockpiles of coal outside Norton Yard.
Getting ready for a mine run up a holler
Empty Norfolk Southern coal train 741 rolls east through Norton, VA on the former Interstate Railroad mainline. The train is passing a lone NS caboose in the former Interstate Yard on the west si... (more)
An NS crew rolls through the west end of the ex-Interstate Railroad's Norton Yard in route to Appalachia/Andover, VA.