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Ralph Bonanno's Collection
 
10/16/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Ralph Bonanno
Dates:3/28/2013 - 3/31/2013
Album Info:Images from a road trip along the NS Pocahontas Div in VA and WV, March 2013
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An eastbound loaded coal drag on the high trestle on the former VGN main
Title:  An eastbound loaded coal drag on the high trestle on the former VGN main
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Photo Date:  3/28/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:28:41 PM
Location:  Oakvale, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Eastbound pushers behind a coal drag with the LV heritage unit
Title:  Eastbound pushers behind a coal drag with the LV heritage unit
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Photo Date:  3/28/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:29:10 PM
Location:  Landgraff, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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NS local V39 with light power drifts past under the coaling tower
Title:  NS local V39 with light power drifts past under the coaling tower
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Photo Date:  3/28/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:26:26 PM
Location:  Vicker, VA
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Eastbound work train 92V approaches with a caboose, a crane and a couple of gondolas in tow
Title:  Eastbound work train 92V approaches with a caboose, a crane and a couple of gondolas in tow
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Photo Date:  3/28/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:28:05 PM
Location:  Pearisburg, VA
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Eastbound coal drag train symbol #578 emerges into the morning sun from one of many tunnels on this line, 392 miles from Norfolk
Title:  Eastbound coal drag train symbol #578 emerges into the morning sun from one of many tunnels on this line, 392 miles from Norfolk
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:29:47 PM
Location:  Kimball, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Eastbound train 578 slugs it out upgrade into the morning sun
Title:  Eastbound train 578 slugs it out upgrade into the morning sun
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:30:20 PM
Location:  Elkhorn, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Coal drasg 578 crosses the high bridge over the abandoned Bluestone branch of the N&W
Title:  Coal drasg 578 crosses the high bridge over the abandoned Bluestone branch of the N&W
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:30:48 PM
Location:  Coopers, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Westbound intermodal train 233 on the bridge over the former N&W Bluestone branch
Title:  Westbound intermodal train 233 on the bridge over the former N&W Bluestone branch
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:31:15 PM
Location:  Coopers, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Heritage pushers, symboled as J53, roll west to their next assignment in Iaeger
Title:  Heritage pushers, symboled as J53, roll west to their next assignment in Iaeger
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 1:05:14 PM
Location:  Welch, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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An eastbound coal train led by BNSF 7027 passes the coal tower at "farm"
Title:  An eastbound coal train led by BNSF 7027 passes the coal tower at "farm"
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:31:46 PM
Location:  Welch, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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NS GEVo 7637 leads coal train # 700 on the Dry Fork Branch
Title:  NS GEVo 7637 leads coal train # 700 on the Dry Fork Branch
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:32:18 PM
Location:  Atwell, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7637(ES40DC)
Views:  54   Comments: 1
Heritage units as pushers on NS coal drag symbol # 700
Title:  Heritage units as pushers on NS coal drag symbol # 700
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:32:46 PM
Location:  War, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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NS coal drag # 700 on its knees crossing the spectacular trestle on the Dry Fork Branch
Title:  NS coal drag # 700 on its knees crossing the spectacular trestle on the Dry Fork Branch
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:33:23 PM
Location:  Bandy, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  NS 7637(ES40DC)
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Heritage pushers on the rear of train 700 on ther Dry Fork Branch
Title:  Heritage pushers on the rear of train 700 on ther Dry Fork Branch
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:33:52 PM
Location:  Bandy, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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One of the surviving original N&W style whistleposts, still maintained with care
Title:  One of the surviving original N&W style whistleposts, still maintained with care
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:34:24 PM
Location:  Elkhorn, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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An unexpected surprise was finding the DL&W heritage unit trailing on an eastbound coal train
Title:  An unexpected surprise was finding the DL&W heritage unit trailing on an eastbound coal train
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:34:48 PM
Location:  Elkhorn, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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A single unit is all thats needed for this westbound MoW extra
Title:  A single unit is all thats needed for this westbound MoW extra
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Photo Date:  3/29/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:35:12 PM
Location:  Elkhorn, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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N&W CPL's guard the west portal of Elkhorn tunnel
Title:  N&W CPL's guard the west portal of Elkhorn tunnel
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Photo Date:  3/30/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:35:41 PM
Location:  Elkhorn, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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N S symbol S3A, with 8853 leading approaches the west portal of Elkhorn tunnel
Title:  N S symbol S3A, with 8853 leading approaches the west portal of Elkhorn tunnel
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Photo Date:  3/30/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:36:10 PM
Location:  Elkhorn, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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NS pushers on S3A about to enter Elkhorn Tunnel
Title:  NS pushers on S3A about to enter Elkhorn Tunnel
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Photo Date:  3/30/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:36:45 PM
Location:  Elkhorn, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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NS 9543 leads a camp car/MoW extra enroute to Bluefield
Title:  NS 9543 leads a camp car/MoW extra enroute to Bluefield
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Photo Date:  3/30/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:37:08 PM
Location:  Falls Mills, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Silent sentinels; N&W signals on the job
Title:  Silent sentinels; N&W signals on the job
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Photo Date:  3/30/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:37:34 PM
Location:  Willow town, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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NS 2603 leads an empty hopper train on a brisk saturday afternoon
Title:  NS 2603 leads an empty hopper train on a brisk saturday afternoon
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Photo Date:  3/30/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:38:02 PM
Location:  Willow town, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Old tech meets new tech: Eastbound  empty coal train passing the venerable NW CPL's
Title:  Old tech meets new tech: Eastbound empty coal train passing the venerable NW CPL's
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Photo Date:  3/30/2013  Upload Date: 4/2/2013 12:38:30 PM
Location:  Willow town, WV
Author:  Ralph Bonanno
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Views:  65   Comments: 0


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