Snow day for school: An eastbound SR coal train is ready to double out of the old yard at Appalachia with five F's. I was in the 11th grade at the time.
First "radio" train on the Appalachia District--15,000 tons, with eight six-motor units. Grubby day, and rainy--but it was obviously successful. (Shot 2 of 2) Receiver car was built on frame of ol... (more)
First "radio" train on the Appalachia District--15,000 tons, with eight six-motor units. Grubby day, and rainy--but it was obviously successful. (Shot 1 of 2)
Eastbound "Bristol Man" just passing under Clinchfield main line at Speers Ferry. VA.
Snow day at Andover, with power for mine runs (F-units) and the Belmont unit train (SD35 3004).
"Bristol Man" passing Appalachia, Virginia with a set of first-generation EMD units.
Eastbound coal train with engineer J.B.Adams passes a business car at Appalachia.
A GP9 and F7A handle Interstate Railroad's Fourth Mine Run at Appalachia.
This is the first run of a "radio" train on Southern's Appalachia District. The location was known as "Dip Crossing" when US 23 was just a two-lane highway. The 15,000 ton train has eight SD's. Th... (more)
A Yuma Turn, train 88, prepares to double out of the old Appalachia (Va.) yard of Southern Railway. The yard was closed in September the following year, and became the site of coal transloader, wh... (more)
Westbound Yuma Turn at Big Stone Gap, VA
a pair of SD24s lead a westbound into Appalachia as Conductor P.E. Herron watches on with two outbound trains waiting to leave town