A loaded Yuma Turn, NS 607, crosses Bootleg Trestle approaching Natural Tunnel. The dynamics are doing their part to hold 607's speed in check approaching the 15 mph speed restriction through Natu... (more)
The eastbound "Cardinal" heading for its Manassas stop
In an unusual move, NS U48 is shoving through Josephine to Norton. Conductor Mike Young (left) and brakeman (Johnny Cubine) ride the cabs back porch to protect the movement.
NS U44 approaches Coeburn, Virginia with a set of empties destined for loading at Toms Creek on the Toms Creek Branch.
The last fully loaded Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus train is greeted with a hello and goodbye by the residents of Shenandoah, Va. Upon arrival on Long Island in New York the next da... (more)
NS U48 makes its way through the ex-Interstate Railroad's Norton Yard and with diverge off the ex-IRR main into the ex-N&W's Norton Yard to place its loads. The NS cab rests on ex-IRR No. 2 yard t... (more)
Now I've come close to a good over/under many, many times here, but to have it work out so perfectly, well, there's no describing it! As loaded coal train T193 heads east on the C&O mainline (top)... (more)
After stalling in the Breaks Gorge, the first cut of X800 rolls Southbound out of McClure Tunnel, passing the Clinchfield era signal. Moves on this stretch of railroad are very rare.....but slowly... (more)
Southbound coal loads parallel Lick Creek through Hamlin, Va., located on the north end of the ex-Clinchfield a few miles north of St. Paul, Va.
It's a hazy summer day in southwest Virginia. The silence is broken as four units still in Southern livery approach the Sunset Inn crossing near Big Stone Gap.
An empty CSX hopper train rolls by farm land approaching Harvey, Va. At Big Stone gap, located a few miles ahead, the train will depart NS trackage rights and regain CSX rails for the remainder of... (more)
An empty dump train approaches Westmoreland Coal's Holton mine for loading.
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 crossing over US 460 on it's way back to Roanoke on the last trip of the first day the Memorial Day weekend excursions.
A GP35-GP30-GP35 set works in the yard tracks at Westmoreland Coal's Appalachia transloader.