While local power switches the yard, Norfolk Southern train No. 38Q departs Bristol, Virginia, after a quick crew change on May 13, 2014.
Intermodal and local parked for nose portraits.
Crew change delayed for complications on the Tennessee side.
A ballast train is parked on track 3 as E.B. NS 202 arrives on the siding with western power on the point.
The local power is backing to make up its train in front of intermodal cars parked on the far track. These are probably the cars of NS 23G not involved in yesterdays derailment at Wytheville that ... (more)
Southern #630 blasts its way out of Bristol, VA to begin the 100 mile trip to Radford on this cool April morning.
Waiting for a Tennessee side crew to arrive.
With cylinder cocks open, Southern 630 blasts out of the Bristol, VA/TN station en route to Radford, VA with the "Radford Rambler", a round trip passenger excursion operating over the Norfolk Sout... (more)
Resting in the afternoon sunshine this pair of recently acquired old reliables, with quick-fix NS identities, will soon go on to be painted as have many previous SD40-2s.
The Bristol local gets to use a pair of acquired Sd40-2s (with DIY markings) before they go to be refurbished by Norfolk Southern forces.
Dispatcher has allowed the intermodal westbound to go ahead of the just arrived 15T with the other man's railroad represented on the lead.
In this rather mundane composition, a Southern Railway Tennessee Division freight is ready to head west to Knoxville from Bristol on an April afternoon in 1969. The freight house to the right burn... (more)
A long afternoon nap on Mother's Day for the westbound.
Tennessee crew will arrive shortly to take the westbound on to Knoxville.
Western power leading a westbound to Knoxville.