Fall foliage & trains in the Shenandoah Valley! NS 202 approaches the 98.4 signal during a peak weekend.
An early 201 makes its way south as the sun begins to peak over the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A late 15T makes an appearance south of the 91.5 detector with an extremely short train.
NS train 16T makes its way across the high trestle at Dovel Hollow with an interesting mix of engines.
NS train 202 hits a slow order across the Dovel Hollow trestle with a recently purchased SD90Mac second in command.
Norfolk Southern train 201 slows down as it approaches the siding at Wilson's where it will meet 16T. 201 will hold the main before it continues south towards Shenandoah.
Train 16T rolls through the town of Stanley with some color in the middle. The New Market gap is seen in the distance.
It's Labor Day, however that didn't stop NS from heading north to return the empties.
The Southern Heritage unit drew a crowd of railfans as it lead train 202 on a warm summer morning.
Hard to believe it's March in Virginia as NS 9921 leads V86 north in another winter wonderland.
37Q eases around the corner at Cobblestone on a 93 degree April afternoon.
After meeting 38Q at Vaughn, 37Q rolls through Stanley on speed restriction.
Although I missed the export units two days earlier on 37Q it looks as if Norfolk Southern has it's own exports today.
First train of the morning during a winter wonderland in Virginia.
NS ACe 1023 leads 38Q up the grade with ease as they head north on a snowy Monday in the shenandoah valley.