A loaded coal train led by ES44AC NS 8073 rounds an S-Curve near Oakvale, WV
A loaded coal train with 5 units on the head end led by ES44AC 8147 crosses the former Virginian Railway trestle in Oakvale, WV
Climbing the former N&W Christiansburg District under the cover of darkness, NS C40-9W No. 9280 leads high priority intermodal NS 217 through the tight S curves and rock cuts of the Christiansbur... (more)
Downgrade west of Oakvale, NS 18M led by ES40DC No. 7673 glides through the S curves of the east slope of East River Mountain.
NS CW40-9 8932 with an Eastbound mixed freight crossing over from Main 2 to Main 1 at Oakvale, WV. Main 2 was out of service between P-D Junction and Lurich due to NS replacing a bridge just West ... (more)
It's a crisp fall day and 611 is waiting for a signal, sitting on 300 PSI with not so much as a feather of steam, no hiss, quiet as electric, ready to give the school children aboard a free short ... (more)
NS 9761 leading an empty hopper train over Oakvale, WV
An original Norfolk & Western SD40-2 leads a small work train long hood forward through the interlocking at Oakvale, eastbound on the Christiansburg District.
This view looking through the broken glass in the window of the former N&W Oakvale depot finds an eastbound empty ballast train dropping downhill and crossing over from Main 2 to Main 1 to follow ... (more)
Westbound on the former N&W mainline between Roanoke and Bluefield, NS New York Central heritage SD70ACe leads an empty ethanol train toward Bluefield and points west on the Pocahontas Division.
NS train 820 makes his way through Oakvale, WV by the old N&W Station.
Slithering across NS' scenic Christiansburg District east of Bluefield, a train of westbound empties led by NS' Norfolk & Western heritage ES44AC slice through a rock cut near Oakvale.
U89 soars high above Oakvale heading over this massive trestle with empties in tow.
Westbound NS freight train 17M works uphill and through the tight curves on NS' Christiansburg District as it crosses Pigeon Creek near Oakvale on a snow Sunday afternoon in the mountains of South... (more)
NS 9510 pulls a loaded autorack train through Oakvale through 15 inches of snow!