Crossing a small wood trestle, a 105-car Norfolk Southern coal train slowly loads at Alpha Natural Resources' mine at Wentz, VA, on the former Interstate Stonega Branch.
When Southern 7038 was brand new, it handled the hottest intermodal trains on such routes as the CNO&TP. In 1993, however, its assignment is far more plebeian. This is the eastbound Black Mountain... (more)
The NS OCS train led by NS F9A 4271 crosses Wittens Mill Rd near Tazewell, VA
Three big Seaboard System SD50s bring an Electric Fuels coal train--bound for Florida--over the then-new bridge at Big Stone Gap linking the former L&N CV main with the former Southern Appalachia ... (more)
On a hot sunny day in Virginia, the Wabash and Southern Heritage Units lead westbound 201 across the New River in Radford on the Pulaski District
Norfolk Southern train 044 crosses the Dan River in Danville, Virginia, with seven "streamliners" in tow. SD40-2 number 6105 has the honors of leading the parade of classic cab units aw... (more)
Southern Railway #630 is crawling across the bridge into Weller Yard as she begins the morning's Tri-County Mountaineer.
As part of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam Program, TVRM's Southern Consolidation leads the morning excursion through Dismal yard after dropping off the passengers. 066 will turn on the wye ... (more)
As part of Norfolk Southern's 21st Century Steam Program, TVRM's Southern Consolidation leads the first steam excursion on the Buchanan Branch in 55 years, as it crosses the bridge into Weller Yar... (more)
Southern locomotive 630 passes over a small creek as it works back to Grundy, VA.
Southern 630 is westbound on the NS Buchanan Branch with a R/T from Grundy to Devon, WV.
The NS 756 crosses the Smith River Trestle heading south to Belews Creek Steam Station.
Local V33 crosses Big Stony Creek, arriving at timetable location "Kerns" - end of the Potts Valley Branch and limestone facility site. The crew will switch the plant, shove the loads across the c... (more)
Having waited on the Abingdon siding as the much longer eastbound 23G came through, it is on to Bristol for the westbound intermodal.
Amtrak's Auto Train crosses Aquia Creek on the RF&P Subdivision.