Hotshot intermodal, NS 217, rushes up Christiansburg grade in Shawsville, Va with an ACe on point.
Foreign power is somewhat of a rarity anymore here on the Christiansburg district, so when a faded UP unit comes, you still get some shots. Here one of those UP units and a CSX GEVO lead four othe... (more)
NS 4001 bringing NS 217 through downtown Iaeger, WV on a sunny February afternoon.
NS 4001 leads stack train NS 217 into the sharp curve in Keystone, WV passing some MoW as it heads west along the Pocahontas Division.
Under the cover of darkness, NS 217 rushes through Shawsville, Va with a friendly wave from the conductor in the old paint Dash-9.
Hotshot intermodal NS 217 rounds a corner in Northfork, Wv on the Pocahontas District in a scene that really reminds me of Halloween for some reason.
The final stop of the 217 chase is from high above the ghost town of Iaeger, Wv on the Pocahontas District.
The second to last stop on the chase of 217 was here in Roderfield, Wv. 1800 thunders out of Roderfield tunnel on main 1 as it continues west.
NS 217 continues west through Welch, Wv with 1800 leading the way.
The sun pops out at just the right time as NS 217 continues it's trek west through Keyston, Wv on the "pokey" with 1800 on point.
Now officially on the Pocahontas district, NS 217 continues west in Bluefield, Va with the yellow 1800 in the lead.
Westbound NS 217 rolls through Bluefield yard with 1800 showing the way. This train has a Roanoke to Williamson crew on board, so no stopping in the yard.
NS 217 skirts along Ingleside Rd in Hardy, Wv.
NS 217 thunders west in Oakvale, Wv with SD70ACC rebuild #1800 on point.
A lucky timed shot with no traffic on the road shows NS 217 continuing west with the 1800 in the lead in Narrows, Va.