N&W 611 passes a vintage set of CPL signals mounted on a bracket. These signals are still in service from their original N&W days, and should be for the near future as there are no replacements in... (more)
A VRE commuter train rolls through Alexandria.
Finally, on the third excursion of the weekend, the steamer is blessed with clear skies as it approaches Abingdon in route to Radford.
Southern Mikado 4501 puts on great show as it ducks under the Mary Street Bridge in Bristol, Virginia.
The Erie Lackawanna Railroad 3639, later Conrail 6670, sits with the other relics in Norfolk Southern's West Yard in Roanoke. The SPD45 is listed as being owned by the Virginia Museum of Transport... (more)
TVRM's Southern Railway 2-8-2 #4501 and NS SD40 #3170 lead the first of the weekend's Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam Program passenger excursions "The Radford Rambler" by the former... (more)
The Southern 4501 rounds the bend outside of Marion Virginia on the first day of the Radford Rambler excursions.
Splitting the former N&W CPL's at Washington, Southern 4501 puts on a decent show for the crowd of railfans just west of Glade Springs on the Pulaski District.
Curving upgrade between the classic Wytheville CPL's, Southern 4501 steams eastbound on the former N&W on day one of the Radford Rambler.
In a classic steam era scene, Southern 4501 works around the former N&W Passenger Depot in downtown Marion, Virignia on the first day of the Radford Rambler.
After stopping just east of downtown Glade Springs, Virginia, Southern 4501 puts on a magnificent show as it works under the classic N&W CPL's on the east end of the siding.
On a gloomy and rainy morning, Southern 4501 leads her first mainline excursion in nearly 20 years as she rolls through the dip at CP Washington
Southern 4501 brings a near 20 car train up grade as it passes the N&W CPL at CP Stones Mill in Wytheville, VA
After a lengthy stop on single track, NS 956 gets back underway at Glade Springs with Southern 4501 roaring the train up the small grade
Rain has passed but sun has yet to make an appearance as the first of three excursions from Bristol gets underway in a fine show of smoke and steam.