In this area the Roanoke - Bristol passenger is very near the summit of the Appalachian though it does appear to be very high. Streams are small and slow, weeping willows thrive and the limestone... (more)
NS 16T battles uphill through Groseclose, VA with a trio of GE's and a heavy manifest train in tow.
NS 8099 charges East through Groseclose, VA on the point of 38Q on a rainy afternoon.
Old N&W colde line runs adjacent to the former Bristol-Radford mainline, as 23G charges East with a heavy intermodal train.