Former N&W 1591, the way a locomotive should look: clasp brakes, high short hood, bell centered on the nose.
Another eastbound coal train tied down at the South Yard on the former Virginian in South Roanoke. I know they had their share of problems, but the old C39-8s were down to earth and soulful. I sur... (more)
A high-hood GP40 and a pair of slugs switch in Roanoke.
Leading the westbound Pochahontas (Train number 25) out of Roanoke engineer Hawkins reaches from the cab window to receive his new set of running orders as he begins his trek towards Bluefield and... (more)
Amtrak 608 leading its train eastbound at Roanoke, VA
Currently on display at the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke, VA. To view the C&O 614 Slide Show with sound, CLICK HERE.<... (more)
AC&Y FM #206 at the N&W shop complex in Roanoke, July 1969
Two N&W GPs and a SD45 lead a westbound train east of Roanoke as seen from the Blue Ridge Parkway in this February 1971 scene.
611 on the platform in its home city. A Lerro Productions event at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
Built February 1966 as PRR 6047 (SD40).
NS 8792 tows C&O 614 southbound enroute to Roanoke, VA and the Virginia Transportation Museum. Luckily, delays and lack of rested crews up north afforded me an opportunity to get a shot of this m... (more)
Check this shot off the to-do list. Great lighting and setup by Lerro Productions at the VMT which kindly allowed us to overtake the museum for a night.
A southbound coal trains crests Starkey Hill during the summer of 1997.