One of my favorite locations. CP 8755 leads 23G under the now-closed McMullin Bridge just west of Marion. It won't be long before the Conrail 8098 crests the hill to glide into Marion as the DPU. ... (more)
Catching a break in the snow squalls, the Conrail heritage unit leads intermodal 22A across the Middle Fork of the Holston River into Marion, kicking up some loose powder along the way.
NS 22A rounds the bend into Atkins on the NS Pulaski District heading into the low evening sun.
Runoff from melting snow and additional rainfall in recent days has the Middle Fork of the Holston River well above normal levels as a former Union Pacific SD90MAC leads 15T across the bridge into... (more)
After waiting for help to arrive, NS 83J blasts off from under the old coaling tower at Farm in the NS Pocahontas Division.
NS 8029 sits on the siding at Duncan, working today as DPU on NS 23G, with snow-covered farmland painting the background.
The Norfolk & Western heritage unit pulls pusher duty on home rails, seen here pushing a loaded coal train up the Elkhorn Grade into Bluefield Yard with the assistance of NS 8100, the Nickel Plate... (more)
NS 8901 leads a mixed freight train through the hills of West Virginia on a late summer afternoon.
The new "Vader" style signals have replaced the old CPLs at the Montgomery Tunnel on the Christiansburg Grade just west of Roanoke. Unfortunately, I was never able to photograph this loc... (more)
A UP SD70AH leads unit grain train 44G up the Elkhorn Grade just west of the tunnel that bears the same name. Here we see the train under the classic N&W CPLs at Maybeury. Not the mast that has be... (more)
Westbound mixed freight 189 is broad-sided by evening sun as it exits the tunnel and passes onto the huge viaduct at Coopers, just east of Bramwell, WV.
An ex-Conrail Dash-8 leads mixed freight 15T past the classic N&W CPL at Marion.
The Interstate heritage unit makes is second appearance on the Pulaski District in as many weeks, this time leading 38Q into Marion.
CSXT 8033 leads the 73rd Santa Train out of Dante Yard, past a string of coal cars being stored there.
NS 8104, the Lehigh Valley heritage unit, leads pusher set J30 west through Maybeury, WV.