A western visitor leads a stack train through the "s" curve at Ought One
The Tri-County Mountaineer steams its last trip through rural Kentucky. In seconds, the train will re-enter Virginia completing a three state journey that included West Virginia. Thanks NS and TVR... (more)
The Tri-County Mountaineer steam special exits Devon Tunnel for the return trip to Grundy VA. With a portal date of 1930, the tunnel serves as a vital connection for the Buchanan Branch to the Pok... (more)
The Tri County Mountaineer steam special makes an appearance in West Virginia to turn on the wye at Ought One. The train actually had to back off the Buchanan Br. and onto the Pokey main for the t... (more)
The steam special exits Devon Tunnel on the Kentucky side of the Tug Fork River and begins to cross the wye into West Virginia.
An older BNSF unit banks into the curve at Ought One with a load of empties bound for Williamson.
Let the parade begin! After being held for the steam special, the parade of traffic began to move past Ought One.
NS 17M passes the old N&W CPL's at Old Joe.
This coal train has already received pushers at Ought One due to the winter storm conditions.
A late NS 18M blasts out of Glen Alum Tunnel after being slowed by winter storm Titan.
NS 17M wastes no time getting out of town with all this power.
A turn job with older power brings loads off the Gilbert Br. and onto the Pokey main near Glen Alum.
A grain train passes through the narrow passage between the cliffs and Tug Fork River in this remote section of the Pokey.
With two engines on both ends, a coal train eases off the branch as they get ready to stop at the next signal to wait their turn onto the Pokey main.
This remote area along the Pokey follows the tight confines of the banks of the Tug Fork River as it snakes its way through the narrow valley.