NS 8893 sits in the yard at Alloy, WV as NS 2778 and another loaded coal train come around on the main line. The train will cross over the New River on the former Virginian Ry trestle at Deepwater... (more)
The J4E shifter based out of Dickinson yard completes some switching at Alloy before heading back to its terminal.
Crews are being swaped out in the Alloy Yard. Notice the 80 MAC with fresh paint hid between the two units to the right.
A dozer pushes coal to feed the train that is being loaded.
Alloy has become an important yard for Norfolk Southern in recent years, acting as a staging point for trains operating between Elmore and the mines along the NS secondary. The head end power of ... (more)
A switcher set rests after working a cut of cars at the Alloy Metals Plant. The famous Deepwater Bridge is to my back.
A mine run out of High Power Mountain is in the siding at Alloy for a run down the PD after New Years