On a stunningly beautiful Autumn afternoon, hill-run job No. U85 struggles upgrade across massive Garwood Trestle along the former Virginian Railway east of Mullens, W.Va. The scenery in this terr... (more)
Shoving hard on the rear of hill run U86, Norfolk Southern's Interstate heritage locomotive along with two other ES44AC's cross magnificent Garwood trestle situated along the former Virginian Rail... (more)
On a dreary fall afternoon situated east of Elmore in the hamlet of Garwood depicts train U86 struggling to maintain 10 MPH as it crawls across a magnificent trestle and into Tunnel 9 beneath the ... (more)
A new NS ES44AC pushes a coal drag through the seldom seen #9 Tunnel portal built by the Virginian in 1920.
Two AC pushers on the rear, being tested on the Pocahontas grades, crawl across Garwood trestle. Signs from the old Virginian electrification days are still evident.
3 engines on the front, and two new ES44AC's on the rear grind their way towards Clark's Gap across one of the many trestles that make up the former Virginian Line.
A colorful helper shoves an eastbound Hill Run over the old Virginian trestle at Garwood.
Striving for Clarks Gap on a Hill Run, U86 pushers are down to a crawl as they prepare to enter Tunnel 9 under the photographer. The WV hills are alive with color on the P-D.
With these three units pulling and three pushing, Hill Run U86 attempts the ascent to Clarks Gap. Minutes later, one of the pushers will go down after exiting Tunnel 9. Both times I've witnessed... (more)
Hill Run U85 soars over Garwood Trestle with another 40 car cut of coal for Clarks Gap. Shoving on the rear are a NS C40-8, ex-CR SD60I and a BNSF C44-9W.
The supports from the Virginian's ele... (more)
A hill run climbs up over Garwood trestle as spring has sprung on the Princeton Deepwater District.
U85 pulling 21 cars after cutting in half just around the corner at Covel when the third engine back, the 2534, ran out of fuel on the Hill. The first cut is about to enter Garwood Tunnel, then ma... (more)
A Hill Run makes its first trip east with a cut of coal as it crosses the massive Virginian viaduct at Garwood.