The Lone Survivor
After a successful weekend of excursions N&W 611 joins its sisters at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. A brief break in heavy cloud cover allowed for th... (more)
611 Arrives in Roanoke
With the exception of a line of stored ex-UP SD90/43MACS in the foreground Roanoke yard is relatively empty for the evening arrival of J Class 611.
When 662 was originally put on display in the museum, the manufacture's name plate was missing. Something that I had not known even existed on this engine. It has since been added and after carefu... (more)
In a light rain the NS 1065 Savanna and Atlanta leads the Q56 south over Electric Road in Roanoke.
The N&W Class J 611 heads east under the CPL's at Webster on this unusually cold and rainy day in June. The engine was being moved for the upcoming weekend excursion.
N&W SD45 1808 leading as westbound freight at Roanoke, VA || March 1984
Police Presence in Roanoke
With NS and Virginia State police present, an NS intermodal train eases through downtown Roanoke. The police were there to protect the star of the we... (more)
The NS 1067 sits in Norfolk Southern's South Yard in Roanoke. The ACe was added to the front of the 746 as the trailing unit a few minutes after this picture was taken and headed south to Belews C... (more)
N&W U30C #8000 at South Yard in Roanoke, VA in this May 1977 scene.
Eastbound N&W train at Roanoke, VA led by SD35 #1578.
N&W yard power working at Roanoke, VA.
A lot has changed over the past four years. I kind of liked things the way they were...
Two month old, massive "hoss" shining like a new dollar at the South Yard.
11 EMD SD-90MACs sit in the West Yard awaiting their rebuild while the Cab Run moves a small coal train east.
The homecoming celebration at the O. Winston Link Museum has just ended and the beautifully restored Norfolk & Western J Class No. 611 eases her train through the Roanoke Yard and into the setting... (more)