N&W 1218 on display at the O Winston Link Museum`s 10th anniversary celebration. How we all would love to believe that she`s really about to knock the signal down and head east toward Blue Ridge w... (more)
N&W 1218 returns home to the Virginia Museum of Transportation after a few days on display at the O Winston Link Museum`s 10th anniversary celebration
As Norfolk and Western "A" class #1218 simmers behind the O. Winston Link Museum in Roanoke, VA, NS SD70M-2 #2765 rolls by with train #18M, a daily freight operating between Elkhart, Indiana, and ... (more)
In a cold and breezy Star City, Norfolk & Western 2-6-6-4 No. 1218 simmers outside of the O. Winston Link Museum during the 10th anniversary celebration of the OWL Museum. Thanks to everyone at No... (more)
Several icons of Roanoke are seen here, including the former N&W passenger station (now home to the O. Winston Link Museum), Hotel Roanoke, the former N&W general Office Building, and Norfolk and ... (more)
It's a steamy morning in the heart of the former Norfolk & Western Railway.
Power like this made me the railfan I am today, and I can't tell you how much I miss these motors. Former N&W "straight natural blues" SD40 with clasp brakes, dual controls, high-short hood, bay w... (more)
Prior to the arrival of the 20 new Heritage Units, three veterans from Norfolk Southern's family of railroads were gathered in Roanoke for a special "30th Anniversary" photo shoot. And what bette... (more)
On the last day of the 1987 Roanoke Convention, once again N&W's finest did the honors. N&W 611 took the lead with N&W 1218 and the convention train coupled behind her. The train ran east to Lynch... (more)
Members of the Roanoke Chapter of the NRHS inspect the NW 1218 before placing it back under the Robert B. Claytor and W. Graham Claytor, Jr. Pavilion after a weekend photo shoot.
Early morning on the last day of the 1987 NRHS Convention, we find N&W 1218 and 611 moving through the downtown area of Roanoke as the outbound train is assembled for a 9am departure. With N&W 611... (more)
NS ES40DC leads a mixed freight through downtown Roanoke, VA. You can see NS is reworking the trackage in an effort to speed traffic through downtown Roanoke