A beautiful fall scene as a coal train comes off the Dry Fork Branch and onto the Pokey main at Iaeger. A rare sight anymore, especially going WB.
Two heritage units sit among the engines resting near the service area in Bluefield this weekend.
Two old war horses sit in the yard at Bluefield.
A coal train works a cut of cars in the early morning fog.
Two old ghosts of railroads past. These are about the only things left at CSX's Danville WV yard. No engines, no coal cars and no employees to be seen at this once busy coal yard. Sad.
NS 18M passes under the old coaling tower at Farm.
A coal drag gets going again after getting pushers on the rear while NS 18M holds the middle track as they wait on their push.
A freshly rebuilt SD60E leads a pack of motors under the old coaling tower at Bluefield.
A tanker train passes under the now defunct Hull signal bridges.
A pusher set shoves a tanker train up the grade near Farm.
An autorack leaves town with BNSF power, including a bonnet on the lead.
What a surprise when I came into town this morn! A string of GP38-2's lined up as far as the eye could see. I counted over 20 before the coal cars blocked them. I have no idea where these are head... (more)
The 630 exits Devon Tunnel and passes Ought One on the KY side. This signal used to be called Woodman. There is an Ought One in WV on the Pokey main and on the Buck now.
The 630 rides along The Buchanan Branch.
The 630 eases around the Buck main at Ought One. Notice that there are no diesels in the photo.