Some spring color is starting to show in the mountains as an eastbound rolls through Singer on its way into Roanoke. This one is admittedly backlit, but I felt like the subject matter and location... (more)
I sure do miss these units, although they probably are not missed much by the NS Mechanical Department. Either way, they had a fierce appearance to them and it was always great catching them in ac... (more)
Empty hopper train LG1 (Kosmosdale to Madisonville) drops off the hill at Black Rock on its southward trip back to the coal mines. Today's consist includes PAL 3807 (GP38-2), PAL 2129 (GP40-2), PA... (more)
Local V74 backs into the siding at Blain (south end of Wirtz).
NS 202 heads north through Troutville as it begins its journey up the Shenandoah Valley.
LG4 passes through Summit on a pleasant summer evening with northbound coal loads traveling from McHenry, KY to LG&E's Cane Run power plant in Louisville.
Empty DODX flats out of Fort Knox head south for Paducah and points west.
Local V74 heads south on the Winston line with four cars pulled by a nice pair of second generation EMD's, both of the Southern Railway variety. NS 5058 and NS 3288 (SD40-2).
The Shenandoah Valley crew returns to Staunton after completing their work for the day.
NS 217 heads west on Main Two through Shawsville on a fine summer evening. It's always a treat to get back home to the mountains of southwest Virginia!
Nicely painted 45-Tonner on display at Spencer, NC. Built 1943.
UP 9906 (SD59MX / SD59M-2) poses in perfect evening sunlight at Park while CSX Q284 waits for a signal into Osborn Yard.
NS 952 heads east at Bohon Road near Harrodsburg on its inspection run from Louisville to Knoxville.
NS 952 departs Burnside as it heads south through one of the scenic rock cuts characteristic of the CNO&TP. The two yard tracks at right and a new yard office (crew change point) were completed du... (more)