After a 6-month absence of chemical traffic north of Nitro, WV, three ex-SP SD45s led the first train at 25mph in beautiful afternoon light.
This is rumored to be the last northbound revenue train NS runs on the West Virginia Secondary. The last southbound will likely run tomorrow, and then the rails will rust over. Today was an unseas... (more)
A cold winter evening finds NS train 381 (Dickinson, WV to Columbus, OH) passing the former T&OC depot at Pickerington on Norfolk Southern's soon to be idled West Virginia Secondary. While this po... (more)
The profile and broadside perspective of 1996 built Electro-Motive Division Canadian National SD75i No. 5640 on the head end of Columbus destined freight, NS 381. The 4,300 horsepower SD75i locomo... (more)
After picking up outbound cars in the small yard at Nitro, UP SD70M No. 4921 idles on the head end of northbound freight, NS 381 on a early fall morning in downtown Nitro.
NS 1072 passes over the bridge at Point Pleasant.
Northbound freight 381 crosses the Ohio River, after obtaining an EC1 across the CSX owned bridge, continuing his journey towards Columbus.
After its counterpart encountered engine failure earlier in the day prompting a power swap between NS 380 and a northbound coal drag to the north, NS 381 was placed in the siding at Nitro until cr... (more)
381 passes by the Raymond City boat launch on it's run from Charleston, WV to Columbus, OH.
Framed by a local car wash, this veteran Conrail SD60M built in January of 1993 idles on the lead of NS 381 in the yard at Nitro.
On a cold and windy day NS 381 departs Nitro with 6663 leading and 4122 smoking and coughing up a lung.
A former EMD Demo leads NS 381 at Nitro during a light snow squall.
Idling on the main at Nitro, NS 381 charges it's air after making a pickup in the yard. This is the 3rd snowfall to affect the Kanawha Valley this winter season with 4"-8" accumulating.
October! With low humidity levels and the temperature at a steady 70, it certainly feels like fall as NS 381 performs a brake test in the yard at Nitro, framed by an abandoned gas station down the... (more)
NS 381 passes an open field just north of Bancroft. Today's train consisted of an all EMD lashup.