N&W GP9 No. 728 idles the night away between runs beside the NF&D sand house in Lawrenceville, VA on July 19, 1978. Although NF&D had its own power, six units, several units from parent N&W were ... (more)
Many a short line led a hand-to-mouth existence. Norfolk, Franklin and Danville and its predecessor, the Atlantic and Danville, surely fell into this category. Before N&W purchased the A&D and c... (more)
NF&D Alco RS-36 No. 2 was fresh in off a run from Danville when it was being serviced at Lawrenceville, VA on March 26, 1977. The locomotive sanding operation on the NF&D was an exercise in physi... (more)
We were in Lawrenceville, VA on March 26, 1977. Spring had started to arrive in Southside Virginia and NF&D's freight train from Danville had arrived, yarded its train, and was putting the engine... (more)
With their day nearly done, NF&D's Lawrenceville-Emporia Turnaround Local arrives back at Lawrenceville, VA on April 16, 1970.
It is April, 1970 and we are looking east in the NF&D yard at Lawrenceville, VA and at their small locomotive facility. From left to right, we find N&W GP9 No. 865 getting fueled at their only fu... (more)
The eastbound NF&D Lawrenceville-Emporia Turnaround Local puts their train together at Lawrenceville, VA on April 16, 1970.
Norfolk and Western Alco RS3 No. 300 lays over at the modest NF&D shop facility at Lawrenceville, VA. NF&D was a subsidiary of N&W and leased power from N&W on a regular basis to supplement their... (more)
NF&D RS-11 #203 doing some local switching at Lawrenceville, VA in the summer of '70.
NF&D local power arriving at Lawrenceville, VA from Danville in July 1970.
NF&D Alcos switching at Lawrenceville, VA in the summer of 1970.
Norfolk Franklin & Danville RS-36 #1 and RS11 #201 at Lawrenceville, VA in 1970.