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7/5/2013 On this day, Norfolk Southern mixed freight train 381 headed north along the former New York Central rails of the NS West Virginia Secondary Line with BNSF EMD SD70MAC #9774 leading. The locomotive is still painted in its original Burlington Northern Executive Paint Scheme. Location 1: The train rumbles through a railroad crossing that still has jointed rail in the town of Institute, West Virginia. Location 2: After picking up some more cars, the train eases its way through the town of Nitro, West Virginia as it prepares to make some pick ups and drop offs in Nitro yard. Please like and enjoy. For best viewing experience, please watch in high definition.
Filmed in the New River Gorge
Going through the tunnels
Spent a couple of hours railfanning down at Kenova, West Virginia along Norfolk Southern's Kenova District of the former Norfolk & Western and CSX Transportation's Kanawha Subdivision on Tuesday June 20th, 2017 with a couple of friends of mine. Traffic was a bit on the heavy side for the amount of time that we were there. Train 1. Making its way towards a crew change at Portsmouth, Ohio. Norfolk Southern manifest freight 195 rolls west over the former Chesapeake & Ohio and the Ohio River along the former rails of the Norfolk & Western Railway 1. NS 1030 (EMD SD70ACe) 2. BNSF 7132 (GE ES44C4) 3. NS 8160 (GE ES44AC) Train 2. Rolling towards its first stop at South Charleston, West Virginia. CSX mixed freight Q302 heads east through Kenova along former Chesapeake & Ohio rails. 1. CSX 5316 (...
...on the way to a bluegrass festival, no less...
CSX EB freight train ducking under NS bridge.
If you like freight trains and cool rolling stock, this is the video for you! In this video, you'll see plenty of action from both CSX and Norfolk Southern throughout the great state of Virginia, as well as a few from West Virginia! From the former RF&P mainline, to the old ACL and N&W at Collier, Virginia, and even a few trains in the Roanoke area; we cover it all! So sit back, relax, and enjoy this Freight Train Extravaganza!
Featuring a series of Southern Pacific, PRR Pennsylvania Railroad, GT Grand Trunk, BO and Conrail derailments all of which between 1955 and 1980. Footage contains purposely no passenger trains. The Pennsylvania Railroad (reporting mark PRR) was an American Class I railroad, founded in 1846. Commonly referred to as the "Pennsy," the PRR was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The PRR was the largest railroad by traffic and revenue in the U.S. for the first half of the twentieth century. Over the years, it acquired, merged with or owned part of at least 800 other rail lines and companies. At the end of 1925, it operated 10,515 miles of rail line; in the 1920s, it carried nearly three times the traffic as other railroads of comparable length, such as the Union Pacific or Atchison, T...