Just four months after the connection's opening, a light northbound CSX helper scampers homeward to Loyall while an eastbound NS C Train waits for him to clear.
Mty hoppers follow CSX's One Spot across the Powell River bridge from NS trackage onto the Old CV at "Doak"
Northbound Norton, Va. to Corbin, KY through freight
An L&N Norton "Turn" heads northward at Roaring Branch, in the "Gap" through Stone Mountain just north of Big Stone Gap. The line (inactive since 1986) comes out of a tunnel, under Southern's Appa... (more)
Westbound Yuma Turn at Big Stone Gap, VA
Northbound L&N Norton to Corbin train 864 running hard (over some rough track!) on Christmas Eve. Fireman Tom Karr gives a bit wave.
Northbound Norton-Corbin through freight on a dreadfully overcast day.
Westbound mty unit coal train
Southbound unit train running as a third section of the daytime Corbin to Norton through freight
Southbound Electric Fuels unit train on ex-L&N trackage that has been unused since 1986
NS 891 westbound passing Gap Lumber in Big Stone Gap with a pair of ATSF/BNSF GEs leading.
Set of 4 CSX light engines await a green signal at West Stone.
A NS WB empty coal train is at restricted speed awaiting clear track ahead. Very fitting for the time, a Union Pacific Flagged SD70M is in mid-consist on the day before Independence Day 2003.
Two AC's pullin' and two pushin' this mixed loaded coal train.
LN 360 leading an extra north through Big Stone Gap