A trio of C40-8W's roll upgrade across the bridge connecting CSX and NS in Big Stone Gap. In a few hundred yards, the crew will access NS via trackage rights for the trip to Frisco, Tennessee and ... (more)
NS 607, a Yuma Turn, has just exited Jones Cut and crosses Wildcat Creek approaching the Irondale section of Big Stone Gap. The crew is destined to the small yard at Yuma, Virginia to set off its ... (more)
Slug 2204, GP40-2 mate 6450 and GP38-2 2523 shove on the rear of an eastbound coal train on the bridge over Powell River allowing CSX to access NS trackage rights between Big Stone Gap, Virginia a... (more)
The Pennsylvania Heritage unit is on the lead NS 796. The Birmingham bound coal train makes it's way through Irondale just passing the number 9 milepost of the Appalachia District.
The weekly CSX barrels past the APP signal in the Strawberry Patch part of Big Stone Gap while on their way down the old L&N's Cumberland Valley.
Two six-motor GE's have 110 empty grain cars behind them as they are about to get on CSX trackage and run North on the Cumberland Valley to Corbin, Kentucky. These cars have just came out of stora... (more)
August 29, 1998 was CTC Board Magazine's annual "Day in North America." I decided to go out early to see what I might capture on film. It was barely daybreak at the junction between NS a... (more)
That was scribbled with a marker on the end of a box I found today. I opened it to find a lot of yellow Kodak boxes with quite a few slides. After I started opening the... (more)
NS 386 looks through Harper tunnel as they are making their way down to the Big Stone Gap signal.
CSXT 641 is the rear pusher on an eastbound coal train to Eastman Chemical in Kingsport, TN. Here, it's panned as it clears the 19th Street crossing in Big Stone Gap. From a mechanical and electri... (more)
The sun has just popped back out as the storm clouds roll east on this "parked for the weekend" rail train at the Big Stone Gap siding.
NS 8829 and its crew gets blinded by the sun as they are coming through the Southern part of Big Stone on their journey to Norton.
The lead engines of a loaded train easily come to a stop while coming into Cadet for a banner test, about a quarter mile away.
CSXT 416 is pushing the T092-02 unit coal train around the curve and into Big Stone Gap out of Strawberry Patch.
An empty coal hopper train comes into The Strawberry Patch on a snowy February day.