Climbing the grade into Bluefield where the crew will be relieved.
Coal loads making there way east to Roanoke, VA on the Christiansburg District.
A Conrail C40-8 leads a freight upgrade to Bluefield, WV. The sound of the 5 units could be heard for 5 minutes before ever becoming visible as it struggled to maintain track speed.
Empty coal hoppers headed to Iaeger, WV through the small town of Bradshaw.
Coal train stoped at MP 4 on the Jacobs Fork in Newhall as it waits for the conductor at the rear of the train to throw the switch for the train to reverse on to the siding to drop off empties at ... (more)