Once NS 958 cleared onto the Altavista District at Hurt, several freights ran through the area including this NS 158 as they head north towards Lynchburg.
"Two sides to every boxcar" While waiting on NS 957 "The Virginian" to depart Lynchburg, VA; we found these old Norfolk & Western boxcars in downtown Altavista, VA on the old V... (more)
After a very strange and unexpected snowfall, blue skies open up again to greet the famed N&W 611, as she glides across the impressive trestle at Altavista, Virginia.
611 crosses over a local park after crossing the Roanoke River on the impressive Alta Vista trestle while a hundred or so railfans crowd onto the rickety sidewalk of the parallel Hwy 29 bridge.
After departing Lynchburg, Va., Norfolk & Western J-Class No. 611 leads its first public excursion of the 2016 season southbound on the railroad's ex- Southern Railway Danville District at Altavis... (more)
Enroute back to Spencer, Norfolk and Western J-class no. 611 is seen passing through Altavista, VA on the return trip.
Norfolk and Western class J number 611 storms away from a crew change at the Hurt Connection near Alta Vista, Virginia. The temperature was still in the teens, highlighting the steam exhaust. Bui... (more)
The debut return of the Norfolk & Western Class J 4-8-4 #611 crosses the Roanoke River and adjoining field at Altavista, Virginia on May 30, as NS train 957-30. I had previously postd the shot fr... (more)
After a successful weekend of all day trips on home rails, 611 once again returns to Southern rails at Altavista, VA, as she leads a short freight South to Linwood, NC
The homecoming trip of the N&W 611 passes over the trestle at Altavista.
N&W 611 crosses the Roanoke River at Altavista, VA as my fiance Melissa and fellow RP contributor Hunter Richardson get shot from the wooden boardwalk.
The Class J 611 roars over the trestle bridge in Alta Vista, Virginia on it's inaugural run back home to Roanoke, Virginia. With the Class J being a streamline beauty why not frame it with nature?... (more)
With rods down and a clean stack, N&W 611 glides over the Roanoke River trestle on a gorgeous May afternoon.