A pair of Dash 9's fight their way upgrade thru the town of Lilly.
A pair of SD60M's lead a coal train in near whiteout conditions. At the time, it was snowing so hard, the signal bridge at Lilly had disappeared.
A set of SD40-2's push hard moving this double-stack train across NS's Pittsburgh Line and reducing the number on the highways.
The scene is now different as the pushers work towards the summit in the snow, by the time they make it to curve in the photo, it was snowing so hard that the train will disappear in the distance.
Empty coal cars return down grade, dashing thru the snow with 8,000 horses.
For the moment, the snow has stop and sun is shining, but in a hour the snow will return.
Looking like winter has arrived for good on the west slope. Note: must not forget to bring gloves next time.
The southbound Palmetto breaks the silence of the town of Carson, VA on a saturday.
A set of light power heads to a mine west of Ieager, through one of the tunnels that will be changed to handle double-stacks as part of the Heartland Corridor project.