NS 78T exits Stock Creek Gorge and approaches Glenita; the Glenita signal is evident in the right background.
NS 78T rounds a curve in Wininger as it heads through the hills of Virginia. 78T will leave CSX rails in about a mile when it gets to Waycross.
Coal train 78T passes through Marcem.
Pusher engines on loaded TVA coal train NS 78T, passing through Watkins. Nikon D80.
Loaded coal train 78T passes some color as it approaches Watkins on a beautiful fall morning.
NS 78T gathers speed it will need to make the long grade up to Watkins with one unit, an EMD, shut down due to traction motor fire at Tito.
The conductor of NS Q25 gets set for a roll by inspection of train 78T at Watkins.
After a traction motor fire on a trailing HLCX lease unit was extinguished by the crew, this long loaded coal train struggles to tackle the stiff Appalachia District grades.
With one of its lead units crippled by a traction motor fire, NS 78T crawls toward Watkins up the steep grade East of Speers Ferry.
Coal train 78T emerges from the shadows as passes some fall color as it struggles to approach Watkins.
After releasing its pushers moments ago, 78T accelerates through the yard at Emory Gap (Harriman) past a lone piece of mow equipment on its way to unload at Kingston, TN.
Northbound coal (bound for TVA Kingston) winds through the green Tennessee hills...soon to be bright with the colors of fall.
NS 78T rumbles eastbound across the lower Copper Creek crossing at Clinchport on a beautiful September afternoon.
Evidence of a recent T&S gang's work stands by the house track at Glenita as an eastbound TVA coal train makes its way to Bulls Gap.
A northbound coal train pauses just west of Blair so the pushers on the rear can uncouple and head back toward Knoxville.