DB's roll west down the Tug Valley at the sharp curve known as Ought One....
A mother and her child sit on a rock as 630 and the Tri-County Mountaineer blast out of the tunnel at Ought One, on its way back to Grundy, Va
Southern Railway #630 is back up to speed after the crawl through Weller Yard, passing over one of the many bridges on the Buchanan Branch on her way back to Grundy to end the morning's excursion.
Southern Railway #630 heads into West Virginia at Devon, ending its westward trek on the afternoon run. The train will turn on the two WYE tracks and the Pokey mainline before heading back east th... (more)
AC Power leads a coal drag under the newer signal bridges at Ought One...
Doubletruckin' down the Pokey under the newer signal bridge at Ought One, gateway to the Buchanan Branch.
98J Work Train has just received permission to take the Pokey main line and is backing up on the Ought One wye to knock down the green in the curve out of sight. This work train is out on the main... (more)
A Six Pack of 60's follow a Dash 9 through a tight curve known as Ought One (and yes, it's that tight).
East bound on the Pokey...
About as wide open as it gets in these parts, NS 8918 negotiates the tight curve at OO. Heres's where the Buchanan Branch (elevated line in the background) diverges from the Pocahontas Main Line. ... (more)
NKP 765, with the Employee Appreciation Train in tow, backs up on the very tight curve known as Ought One.
765 rounds the west leg of the Buchannon Branch at Ought One, WV. This line continues on to Weller, VA to a fair number of coal operations.
Business as usual resumes after a late night snowstorm blanketed the Tug Valley. Coal led by a SD70M rolls upgrade and negotiates the sharp curve known as Ought One.
Unit coal train rolls through the sharp turn at Ought One, only to have the lead DPU on the rear go down near Panther, which required the rear units to be put on the front, and a call for pushers ... (more)
Logistics? Heavy duty power leads NS 233 through the tight turn at OO to deliver doublestacks through the recently completed Heartland Corridor Project along this stretch of the Pokey.