The NS 1071 CNJ and the 1067 Reading lead the 756 south through Ferrum, Va,
Today's Fredericksburg area Local is seen being led by a shiny Boxcar Logo Ex. Conrail GP40-2. This locomotive just arrived yesterday evening, and was exchanged from one local to another.
This photo is from my slide collection . This picture was taken by my late brother Mark Clark. It might look familiar to some of you because my brother was with Everett Young who had almost the ... (more)
The NS 1071 CNJ and the 1067 Reading pass under the Blaine CP while heading south down the Pumpkin Vine.
"You Can't Beat City Hall"
My hometown of Appalachia, VA had an impressive brick municipal building directly beside the main line tracks of the L&N and Southern. It was the perfe... (more)
This is a snap shot taken by an unknown photographer. The print has been in my collection for decades, and I have no recollection of where it came from. However, I do know this is train 46, the no... (more)
Intermodal and local parked for nose portraits.
Crew change delayed for complications on the Tennessee side.
A scorched hood around the exhaust of GE locomotives is a fairly common sight. GE prime movers are four stroke models, and--like the old Alcos--they experience turbo lag. Although I'm clearly not ... (more)
Crossing a small wood trestle, a 105-car Norfolk Southern coal train slowly loads at Alpha Natural Resources' mine at Wentz, VA, on the former Interstate Stonega Branch.
Summer is almost gone, it's verdant splendor still green but past it's prime as another color soon to disappear crashes through this picturesque small town. The William King Center presides majes... (more)
Several loaded trains await crews at the South Yard with the almost restored Virginian Station looking better than ever. The old catenary poles from the Virginian days can still be seen standing.
15T with a rare Soo Line leader passes the classic N&W CPL's at Newbern just south of Dublin, VA on this beautiful afternoon.
Destroyed autoracks rest in a field in Wytheville, VA in the aftermath of 23G's derailment here on July 15th, 2014.
A rare visitor to Virginia, Soo Line SD60 #6044 leads westbound train 15T past the wreckage and debris left from 23G's derailment on July 15th, 2014.