It's very early on this Tuesday morning as NS 047, the Red unit circus train, heads north up the Shenandoah Valley with the namesake river sitting very calm in the early morning light. Featured on... (more)
The Circus Train appears on the high trestle at Compton for a rare daylight run.
Heading for Manassas after departing Culpeper
Once NS 958 cleared onto the Altavista District at Hurt, several freights ran through the area including this NS 158 as they head north towards Lynchburg.
N&W J class #611 on Excursion Trip from Spencer, NC to Lynchburg, VA, stops at Danville, VA, on her way back.
NS 35Q passes through Gretna, VA running about 30 minutes ahead of NS 958.
NS 958 with the N&W J class 611 comes through the big sweeping curve at Gretna, VA bound for Greensboro, NC.
NW 611 marches away from downtown Roanoke at 3 o'clock sharp with the "Roanoker" excursion train returning to Greensboro.
Sunday, April 24, 2016, turned into a rather relaxing day with 611 under crystal clear blue skies. I can only imagine my experience was a sign from a fallen friend. On my way home from Pennsylva... (more)
As the storm clears after dumping nearly 25" of snow and ice across Norfolk Southern's Lower Clinch Valley District of the Pocahontas Division, coal loads are on their way east to Lambert's Point ... (more)
CSX SD70ACe #4836 leads westbound train V65323 past the Klockner Pentaplast plant at West Gordonsville, milepost CA 162 on the Buckingham Branch Washington Subdivision.
Southbound train NS 35Q passes under the soon to be gone Southern Railway signal bridge at Red Hill.
Norfolk and Western class J number 611 crosses the "Curvy Bridge" (as known by the train crews) west of Goodview, Virginia, with eastbound excursion train 958, the "Roanoker".
N&W 611 approaches the crowd and a 25mph slow order in Dry Fork with NS 957 in tow. They would meet 13R at White (which is on the other side of the crossing) and 213 at the Day crossovers.