98R sits tied down on the Alma Branch at Sprigg, next to the Tug Valley Country Club Golf Course. Once a busy coal branch back in its prime, now the Alma Branch is used solely for storage of coal ... (more)
Tucked away in-between Sprouse Creek and the mainline on N&W's 1.6-mile Alma Branch, a classic N&W CPL displays an 'approach slow' on the approach to Alma Jct. Currently, this line sees no revenue... (more)
Former Southern Railway GP30 #2598 sits as it has since 2011 at the Sprouse Creek Prep Plant awaiting an uncertain future, as Appalachian coal production is still down.
U14 has just left the main at Sprigg and creeps along up the Alma Branch, between WV Route 49 and the Tug Valley Country Club Golf Course. This light movement, with a C40-8W and NS 1069, the Virgi... (more)
The Sprouse Creek Coal Co. works to unload a cut of cars on the Alma Branch. This line ends about two miles around the curve. Canon EOS 50D