Available information offers conflicting views about the original railroad that owned this engine but purportedly it was built in August 1952 as an EMD GP7 unit for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa ... (more)
Scuttling back to the yard, this weed sprayer train probably is out of track time and eager to clear up. It was good to see a GP35 with a fresh repaint running in classic style. Until the advent... (more)
NS 820 with the Central of Georgia Heritage Unit 8101 leading, has just taken the signal at Oakes on the east end of Crewe Yard, and is starting the final leg of the journey from Bluefield WV to N... (more)
N&W 1121 at Crewe, VA || Feb. 1973
In days gone by, there were many items on the railroads that gave them personality, things that I unfortunately often overlooked. Thankfully, I didn't overlook this safety sign on the N&W shop at... (more)
A well powered eastbound NS unit coal was getting underway at Crewe, VA on Sept. 26, 1991, led by C36-7 No. 8516.
The bridge over the east end of the N&W yard at Crewe, Va was an interesting place to watch trains. Back in 1977, it still had a lot of "personality" about it. Switch tenders were still employed... (more)
N&W 611 and train on its first public excursion stretched out for the fans at Crewe, VA.
Some interesting equipment watches the parade of coal train along the old N&W at crew.
With its gold stencil and medallion fading, SD45 No. 1810 still wears the blue paint from the period of the N&W and Wabash merger.
N&W C424 (DL-640) #3904 in Cedar Bluff, WV, Oct. 1970.
NS 387 shoves his train into the west end of Crewe yard. Canon EOS 50D
The Crewe yard job works a cut of cars at the west end of Crewe on a clear and beautiful February evening. Canon EOS 50D
NS 9743 leads the S12 east out of out of town as he passes through the yard at crewe. The V62 can be seen on far left working the yard. Canon EOS 50D
The 236 is back underway after setting off a cut of cars in the yard at crewe and is now passing the westbound signals at Oaks on the Norfolk District. Canon EOS 50D