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Pictures from the NS Pokey sub
Photo Album By: Geoff Elliott
 
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Photo ID: 348365

Two AC pushers help a doublestack to the top of the Elkhorn grade.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Maybeury, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8002
Train ID: NS 236
Photo Date: December 11, 2010


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By: J.B. Lockard

Added: Dec 13, 2010

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Photo ID: 343915

A helper heads west over the Pokey as a shifter assembles a coal train in the background.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Eckman, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9329
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 19, 2008


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By: BurghMan

Added: Nov 03, 2010

Views: 2,120
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Photo ID: 342691

A pusher crew swaps out in the Auville yard under the old coaling tower.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70M-2
Location: Iaeger, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 2659
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 24, 2010


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By: J.B. Lockard

Added: Oct 24, 2010

Views: 2,926
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Photo ID: 342690

AN ex-Oakway leaser leads todays 17M. I've seen several of these along the Pokey in the last few weeks.

Railroad: GMTX
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: Roderfield, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: GMTX 9023
Train ID: NS 17M
Photo Date: October 24, 2010


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By: J.B. Lockard

Added: Oct 24, 2010

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Photo ID: 319970

With power for the second cut idling in the middle siding, the first half creeps forward as wheel loaders do their job to the rear.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: Turley, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: NS 6608
Train ID: NS 77G
Photo Date: April 06, 2010


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Apr 07, 2010

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Photo ID: 311235

A Chessie System inspired paint scheme makes for a rather appealing GE-44 ton! This small, rarely used switcher does it's best to pull a cut of coal cars north out of the small spur located at Por... (more)

Railroad: Port Amherst
Locomotive: GE 45-Ton
Location: Malden, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMHR 8526
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 18, 2010


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By: Chase55671

Added: Jan 18, 2010

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Photo ID: 304326

A former Southern GP30 high hood, now operating as a mine locomotive on the Alma Branch sits tied down under the only tipple on the Alma Branch. This mine is currently idle and as of November '09,... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Labata, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: SC 2598
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 14, 2009


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By: Chase55671

Added: Nov 16, 2009

Views: 3,450
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Photo ID: 286492

Beech Mountain's seldom photographed alco S2 is seen returning to the loadout at Star to retreive more loads. We were lucky enough to catch this unique shortline operating on this day.

Railroad: Beech Mountain Railroad
Locomotive: Alco S2
Location: Palace Valley, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BEEM 113
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 05, 2009


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By: Nicholas Marakovits

Added: Jun 06, 2009

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Photo ID: 280068

With the closed Island Creek Coal VP#1 plant rusting away in the background, Alco #2 is slowly being reclaimed by the weeds after being cannibalized for parts. The complex is part of the massive V... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Alco
Location: Vansant, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: VP 2
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 18, 2009


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Apr 15, 2009

Views: 8,338
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Photo ID: 256756

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.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES40DC
Location: Garwood, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 7586
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 2008


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By: David Price

Added: Oct 22, 2008

Views: 8,412
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Photo ID: 256492

Hard to believe OSHA allows this in the modern era. Releasing the brakes on a steep spur, a worker roped in rides a coal gon under the loadout till full, then will ride it by gravity down to the m... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: None
Location: Eckman, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 20, 2008


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By: B.A.Harrison

Added: Oct 20, 2008

Views: 4,027
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Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 256144

A coal drag rounds the bend at Ought One. As one can see, it is one of the steepest curves on the Pokey. The train had two pushers on the back.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES40DC
Location: Devon, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 7689
Train ID: NS 724
Photo Date: October 19, 2008


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By: J.B. Lockard

Added: Oct 19, 2008

Views: 2,313
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Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 243054

Westbound 277 pops out of Roderfield Tunnel. The auto-racks can be seen crossing over on the other side of the tunnel as a Track Inspector waits for the railroad to head east.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Roderfield, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9470
Train ID: NS 277
Photo Date: April 27, 2006


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By: BurghMan

Added: Jul 17, 2008

Views: 2,333
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Photo ID: 243048

Just another day at Elmore Yard on the former Virginian. Several sets of power prepare to depart as the cabooses remain ready for the mine runs.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Elmore, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9642
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 28, 2006


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By: BurghMan

Added: Jul 17, 2008

Views: 4,780
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Photo ID: 243037

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Covel, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9020
Train ID: NS U91
Photo Date: April 28, 2006


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By: BurghMan

Added: Jul 17, 2008

Views: 3,032
Comments: 0

Favorited: 1
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