A lone BNSF unit delivers empties along the Pokey at Devon.
An unusual power combo and consist. 51R is usually a grain train but today it had coal emptys on the front. The standard cab is common power for grain trains but this one had the Reading Heritage ... (more)
When I heard the horn on the other side of the tunnel, I knew I was in for a treat. I was rewarded with with this lone GP38-2 pulling a work train going home for the Christmas holiday.
NS 217 is right on time desipte bad wind and snow conditions to the east.
The Southern Heritage unit has just cut off a train, recrewed and goes back west to push another train up the tuff Pokey grade.
A Pokey "time freight" comes roaring out of Welch Tunnel.
A pusher set passes by the Kimball War Memorial Building. In one of the unique moments of American history, black veterans who returned to the coalfields from World War I discovered that they had ... (more)
It made my day to catch my two favorite NS Heritage Units on the Pokey. The PRR and N&W units sure do make a handsome pair.
A Pokey turn job picks up speed as it exits Hemphill No. 2 near Welch W.Va.
PRR and N&W Heritage units rest under the old coaling tower in Bluefield.
Notched up and hammer down thru Willy-Town with return power stacked 8 deep.
NS 194 has the power to handle the tuff Pokey grade today.
A lone ACe has cut from the front of a train and goes to Flat Top to be added to another train for power.
A coal train picks up speed thru Welch after getting pushers at Farm.
The classic signal bridges are no more at Hull. Progress trumphs history again.