The stored units and various types of freight cars in the yards at Roanoke provide leading lines into the Roanoke skyline, what little of one there is.
Paralleling Riverview Road just North of Akron, Nickel Plate Road 765 charges through the rural country side during the final weekend of trips at the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.
The quaint town of Radford, Virginia provides a colorful backdrop for a pair of SD40-2's at the yard just along the edge of downtown. A set of N&W CPL's still stands tall in the background, but th... (more)
My vantage point atop our Ford Edge gave a nice view over the tightly meshed fence that lines the yard in Roanoke, and gave opportunity to shoot the Former Soo Line and later Indiana Railroad SD60... (more)
Just a few minutes before the taking of this photo, I was looking out upon the yards and beautiful mountains of Roanoke from a nice Vantage point for viewing both, and I couldn't help but notice t... (more)
BNSF's one of two SD60's re-numbered to 1474 unit with the GN-inspired H1 paint scheme and fondly nicknamed The Great Pumpkin, sits in the sun waiting to head back to the BNSF Northtown yard.
An empty twenty eight car tailing train descends the last few miles towards Silver Bay.
With a SD40-3 on each end of the train, NSM 651 shoves 28 cars of 'tails' to Babbitt for unloading.
One of two switch engines that work at the Peavey Red Rock Elevator near St. Paul, MN. Must not be a frequent visitor to daylight as finding any info on it proved elusive.
Done for the week, the SCXY 1325 rests inside the plush and fairly new shop building at corporate headquarters in Rush City.
And you thought it was another Larry's shot....storage units left n' right, up n' down Roanoke.
NS's latest special paint scheme project is underway....LOL....
An elder set of former Norfolk & Western CPL signals at Webster, Virginia show that nothing is lined to head east out of Roanoke on the Blue Ridge District amid this cool May night.
The massive deadlines of stored units in Roanoke sit on a cool, windy night before the 611 festivities began in the morning. The former BN and Soo Line units here are shown off nicely in the ambie... (more)
A unit train of oil cans heads east on a nice Friday afternoon.