A long way from home... Southern Pacific SD40E, 7328, is in pusher service on the "Pokey" helping former N&W C30-7, 8072 and SD40-2, 6120, to push another loaded coal train into Bluefiel... (more)
Former N&W C30-7, 8043, 8064 and UP SD40, 3317, are departing Pomona Yard southbound at MP 287.
Former N&W GP-40s, 1347 and 1370, head-up a passenger special from Roanoke south to Martinsville, VA for the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway.
1218 has just exited the 213 ft long Point Tunnel. This is the first of many tunnels she will pass through as she climbs the famous Southern Loops to Asheville, NC.
Nickel Plate 587 and N&W 611 are rolling east through Vicker, VA. Next stop Roanoke.
Year old GE C39-8, 8555, is departing Bluefield yard for points east. Two additional loaded coal trains are awaiting their turn. Bluefield was a busy place back in 1985. Not so much nowadays.
Five years after the merger of N&W and Southern, GP38 2747, leads two GP30s in a solid set of Southern power on the daily local between Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Here they are running eastboun... (more)
N&W 611 and Nickel Plate 587 are backing their train past the East End Shops into Roanoke Station to unload passengers. They have just completed a run from Bluefield, WV. This was one of many succ... (more)
611 is making light work of her short consist as she rolls through High Point on her way to Spencer.