N&W Heritage Unit 8103 blasts out of the famed Montgomery Tunnel near the crest of Christiansburg Mountain. This is the first daylight run of the engine through the tunnel and the train is enrout... (more)
Coal train 746 heads east on the old N&W to Portsmouth with N&W 8103 on the point.
"NW" 8103 leads its first revenue train along the ex N&W mainline through Tunnel 4, which was recently enlarged to allow for doublestack clearance along NS's "Heartland Corridor". Casey Thomason... (more)
N&W Heritage unit on its first run to the heart of the original N&W on the Kenova District
NS Norfolk & Western Heritage unit #8103 basks in the morning sun awaiting fuel at Roanoke South Yard. This was her first trip to the Star City!
One shot I wanted during the chase - the N&W heritage engine passing some N&W signals.
Honoring the N&W
An appropriate meeting for its first occurrence: As the NW heritage unit makes its maiden voyage across "home" rails, it meets the Southern heritage unit at "Farm". The helper set will pass under ... (more)
Norfolk & Western heritage unit is just a few miles into its first revenue trip as it approaches the Ohio state line.
Norfolk and Western 8103, Norfolk Southern's fifth Heritage locomotive, is seen here just before it received its first rain-rinse in Altoona. Casey Thomason photo, copyright Norfolk Southern Corp... (more)