A crew retrieves the locos from the service area as they get the units ready to go into pusher service for the day.
It's a starry night on the busy ex-N&W Pocahontas mainline as helpers sit patiently at Maybeury, W.Va., as a eastbound permeates the nighttime air while silhouetting the signals and foreground loc... (more)
A set of GEVO head west towards Sandy Huff to wait for the next eastbound coal train to shove to Bluefield. This set of ex-N&W CPL's are tuck away off the beaten path west of Twin Branch, WV, on t... (more)
Another day is coming to a close in the Appalachian coalfields, as No. 8102 accompanying No. 8120, shoves hard on the rear of loaded eastbound autorack train No. 272, while passing through the qua... (more)
Silhouetted against the spring foliage, a pair of Bluefield based AC helpers assist a loaded coal drag over Elkhorn grade near Maybeury. A late winter delayed the blooming of trees, but the first ... (more)
Disappearing into Big Four No. 2 Tunnel, NS' Erie and Southern Railway heritage locomotives assist an eastbound coal drag toward Bluefield along the route of the Norfolk & Western mainline.
The Southern heritage unit seems to have found a home on the Pokey in pusher service.
NS' Erie heritage SD70ACe trails on a westbound helper set destined for Farm to assist eastbound NS 83K over Elkhorn grade. Last week, NS' Lehigh Valley and original Norfolk Southern AC's were pai... (more)
Enroute to Farm; NS 8099 (SOU) and NS 1068 (ERIE) make their way to get a train to help back to Bluefield.
Assisting eastbound coal loads toward Bluefield, NS' Southern and Erie heritage locomotives cross over the Tug Fork in downtown Welch, eastbound on the former N&W mainline.
NS' Southern heritage ES44AC and the Erie heritage SD70ACe depart Bluefield for Farm to assist eastbound coal loads over Elkhorn grade.
The Southern and Erie heritage units rolls along the Pokey beside the Bluestone River. In seconds the units will cross the Bluestone and enter Coopers Tunnel and back across the Bluestone.
A set of NS Heritage units, Erie, 1068 and Southern 8099 are serving as pushers along the Pokey.
Two of NS' Heritage Units, the Southern and the Erie assist a train to Bluefield going through the town of Keystone.
A unique set of Pokey pushers consisting of the Southern 8099 GE Heritage unit paired with the EMD Erie Heritage unit. Both wearing green paint made for an unusual sight along the Pokey. I called... (more)