Two units sit beside the yard office at Peach Creek.
A soon to be helper unit drags the empty coal train forward so the head end power can attach.
A ballast train idles on the service track waiting to get fueled. The dieselshop.com roster says this is a SD50-2. A SD50 derated to 3,000 H.P. for M.O.W. service.
A Welcome To Thurmond banner greets trains and tourists to the town that time forgot.
Thanks to my family who took me to Thurmond to railfan on my birthday.
A freight train with mixed power awaits a recrew in Williamson.
NS 189 heads west after leaving Williamson.
A nice mix of power exits one of the Hatfield Tunnels.
The NS Blue Ribbon Special, follows the path cut by the Tug Fork River through the rural hamlet of Merrimac W.Va.
The OCS leaves the Pocahontas Distrist and enters the Kenova District at "Gate." The rock wall of the "cut through" can be seen in the background.
The OCS gets a fresh crew in Williamson after making a run from Bluefield.
An empty train rounds one of the steepest curves along the Pokey.
A UP leader drags this coal train up the tuff Pokey grade.
An empty coal train lights up the "short circuit" type CPL at Wharncliffe. The remoteness of the signal has allowed it to stand for now. Most of the other N&W signals around it has been replaced. ... (more)
An old workhorse and DC power makes for an interesting power combo.