With water so clear you can see to the bottom of the New River, the sky reflects off the water as 201 rolls across the New River bridge with a trio of EMD’s showing the way.
A dramatic sky unfolds at dusk on a frigid January morning as NS 15T ducks through the classic Norfolk & Western Railway cantilevers at Radford, Virginia. These signals have now been cut over afte... (more)
The Nickel Plate heritage unit leads NS train 22A by the N&W position lights at Radford. Radford and Plum Creek are the last locations on the Pulaski District that have not been replaced, but new ... (more)
Local power at Radford is tied up for the weekend while the N&W cantilevers hosting the iconic position lights work their final days. Replacements were on site at the time of this photo with Radfo... (more)
A full moon rises behind the old Norfolk & Western CPLs in Radford, VA, on a cold Spring night.
The old Norfolk & Western CPL signals in Radford yard stand proud in the blistering July Virginia heat.
The Radford local waits in the yard for the hotshot 201 to blast through town as a storm approaches. The N&W CPLs do not have much time left.
In fading evening light, an eastbound manifest creeps past the N&W CPL's at Plum Creek before shoving back into Radford Yard where it would sort cars for the next half hour or so.
Along the banks of the New River, hues of yellow light up the foliage as autumn settles in the New River Valley. A westbound stack train rounds the bend Plum Creek, passing the classic N&W CPL th... (more)
An eastbound creeps passed the CPL's at Plum Creek as it pulls down to get head room while working Radford Yard on a very chilly autumn night in southwestern Virginia.
With the SD70 fleet next on the list of NS units to start getting rebuilt with widecabs. Its only a matter of time before shots like this are a thing of the past.
Reflected crisply by a trackside puddle, power lies dormant for the weekend at the small yard in Radford.
A colorful assortment of power, including 2 ex-Southern Pacific AC4400CW's, one still in its original paint, lead 817 Westbound across the New River at Radford.
One of 11 remaining high hood SD40-2s on the NS roster, this one being rather clean.
Though the fate of coal trains is unknown, it is safe to say change is bound to come. Coal train 819 passes the endangered N&W Color Position Light signals (CPL's) as it heads West along the Pulas... (more)