The former Virginian west of Roanoke has operated as a predominantly eastbound railroad for decades now, but there have been exceptions over the years. In this scene from early 1998 we find a pair... (more)
A sharp looking GP40/SD40 duo leads NS V79 south at Lighthaven Road, near Henry. The local is returning to Payne Yard at Fieldale after a trip up to Rocky Mount to work "Powder Mill".
Southbound rack train I72 takes the siding at Wirtz for a meet with a hopper train. Fortunately this location, an old favorite for many of us, has not changed much over the years.
NS 996 heads south on the old Southern mainline just below the VA/NC state line with an ex-SOU GP38-2 and research car NS 32.
NS I72 heads south through Boones Mill with a pair of standard cab six-axles in command.
Hopper train LG3 rolls south through Rineyville with Paducah & Louisville's UK (2012) and UofL (2013) SD70MAC's in command.
Paducah & Louisville's UofL (2013) and UK (2012) painted SD70MAC's lead a hopper train over the new bridge as they climb Muldraugh Hill southbound.
The Lackawanna heritage unit eases around the Armstrong Coal loop with a hopper train loading on the P&L at McHenry, KY. When the train finishes loading it will head north to Louisville where it w... (more)
Northbound through Troutville up the valley with a little bit of everything possible - units of NW, NS, SOU, and CR heritage: 6166 (NW SD40-2), 3551 (NS B32-8), 5124 (SOU GP38-2), 3407 (CR SD40-2)... (more)
Northbound at "Kinsey" with a pair of 4-axles (3544 and 5116).
A pair of L&I GP11's works Essroc Cement at Speed, IN during March 2012. The three units in this group, LIRC 1801-1803, would be retired by the end of the year.
Local A45 works at Vincent, AL on a murky fall day in 2011. Looking back, I'm glad I didn't let the weather conditions discourage my documentation of this classic unit. Since then NS 3213 has lost... (more)
A pair of 4-axle GE's leads local J765 south out of Louisville.
Local T79 heads west between Shelbyville and Louisville with two former SOU GP38-2's on a perfect winter evening.