NS still uses camp cars for MOW workers in the remote areas of WV.
Older EMD and ex-Conrail power lead todays 274 past the signals at Old Joe.
18M got pushers at farm and finally got moving again. The dash 9 and ex-SOO SD 60 is putting the power down and has smoked the tunnel up pretty good for the helper crew.
A new EB doublestack train runs main two through Laurel Tunnel.
The slide fence is dwarfed by the massive cliffs the railroad carved through a hundred yeards ago.
17M passes under the classic cantilever signal still in use along the Pokey.
More black diamond heads for the Pokey off the Gilbert Br. This train will stop at Vulcan and pick up 100 more loads bound for Wheelersburg OH.
More empties head back to the coalfields for a refill. It's neat to watch these 200 car trains keep pace with the freights.
NS 274 gains speed to make a run up the grade at Alnwick.
NS 188 drags its feet to let 17M get ahead.
After 3 years of blood, sweat and tears, the Heartland Corridor Project opened up today for doublestacks. Here is the first one to exit Glen Alum Tunnel.
The ole gal looks pretty good with a fresh coat of paint.
A hint of fall can be seen along the Pokey.
This train heads out of town ahead of the curfew that will be in place for 3 days to finish up the HCP.
It's nice to see some color along the Pokey. Biz has picked back up as evident by the foreign power roaming the Pokey here of late.