Passing an empty yard. Signs of a very slow coal economy. NS 18M departs Bluefield yard in the golden hour of the day.
A short 29G rolls into Bluefield Yard for a quick crew change before heading towards Williamson.
A pair of AC44C6M rebuilds serve as pushers on 746 as they top the hill in Bluefield Yard.
J66 has just swapped crews and sits on the main across from the Bluefield Locomotive Shops, ready to head back West. Leading is the Norfolk & Western heritage unit, which has became familiar to th... (more)
In the early morning hours of a January day several NS locomotives wait for their next assignment in Bluefield Yard.
A pair of Westbound empty coal trains sit tied down at Mercer Street in Bluefield.
The clouds have broke, and the rain is falling as darkness begins to set in. Here, the Nickel Plate Road heritage unit is framed by the classic and modern signals as J59 shoves the NS 746 into the... (more)
Westbound grain empties enter the yard at Bluefield.
An empty coal train entering Bluefield Yard led by SD70 2504 and a loaded coal train leaving at the East end of Bluefield Yard at "RD" on a nice fall day. MOW crews are removing unused track as pa... (more)
A typical dawn at Bluefield Yard finds an empty coal train on Main 2 waiting for a re-crew to head East, several units sitting on the yard tracks and a pair of AC units heading out to the Pokey fo... (more)
An MOW train of empty flat cars led by high hood SD40-2 NS 3223 and recently rebuilt SD40-2 3451 at Bluefield Yard, WV. Note the pumpkin above the plow. This is one of less than 50 high hood SD40... (more)
NS CW40-9 9015 and an SD70M-2 enter Bluefield yard with a long empty coal hopper train.
A work train led by NS GP60 7150 and SD40-2 3455 is leaving Bluefield Yard as stack train NS 217 enters the yard.
NS CW40-9 9828 and a C40-9 8771 sitting in the yard in Bluefield, WV changing crews while some other units sit for their next assignment.
NS 17M led by Dash 9 NS 8894 coming through the yard in Bluefield, WV