TVRM's Southern 630 rolls along on the NS Winston-Salem District towards Roanoke. Being from Chicago, it was quite the experience chasing it back into town on unfamiliar roads. Nevertheless, the... (more)
Local V74 heads south at Wirtz on the Winston line with NS 3020 (GP40-2), NS 714 (road-slug), and NS 3216 (SD40-2).
The NS "class unit" for the former Conrail standard cab C40-8s leads a southbound coal train through Wirtz. NS 8300 received an early repaint, considering that Conrail had been gone less than a ye... (more)
Local V74 backs into the siding at Blain (south end of Wirtz).
NS 760 heads south through Wirtz during its trip down the Winston line to Duke Energy’s Belews Creek Steam Station.
The northbound signal at the north end of Wirtz displays stop indications for the main and siding. With the ongoing signal system project on the "Punkin' Vine" it seemed like a good idea to go out... (more)
Southbound 40R pulls up to the north end of Wirtz where they'll take the siding. Second unit is Operation Lifesaver painted NS 9252.
Southbound NS 348 at the south end of Wirtz (Blain) with a great consist: 1586 (NW SD40), 6087 (NW SD40-2), 3285 (SOU SD40-2), 4121 (NW GP38AC).
V74 takes the siding at Wirtz.
V74 slows to a crawl as it prepares to take the siding at Wirtz.