Amtrak's northbound Colonial #94 arrives at Alexandria station just in time for a meet with a southbound RF&P freight led by GP40-2 147.
Great ending to the (photographic) day, in the beautiful Virginia Piedmont
NS U40 power awaits in the siding as NS U46 passes on the main shoving to Wentz.
Running Southern Style with one covered hopper bound for Eastman Chemical Company on the island track.
Built in 1942, this Krupp 283mm rail gun "Leopold" was captured by Allied forces in 1944. For many years it sat at the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds before it was moved to Fort Le... (more)
A B&W seem fitting in retro spec to the B&O heritage engine that the SVRR is sporting around these days. Rumor has that the Alco RS-11 they are restoring to full operation will go back to its orig... (more)
The Pelican with N&W J Class 611 at the front passes the former Norfolk and Western Railroad Coaling tower site at Vicker just west of Christiansburg, VA on Saturday May 7th, 2016.
Amtrak Northeast Regional train 156 arriving at Charlottesville.
NS 35Q taking the diverging route at Orange.
The inner change at Pleasant Valley.
Chesapeake & Western in the NS 7005 is preparing to pick up SVRR's 7 loaded soy cars. Shortly after that move SVRR in the B&O 6512 will pull back out on the m... (more)
Two of Roanoke's finest perform a rare side-by-side mainline runby- the 1218 with empty hoppers and the 611 pulling a passenger trainload of conventioneers.
NS 201 splits the old N&W CPLs as it weaves through the S-curve at the east end of Wytheville.
On a chilly Sunday morning, Norfolk Southern's mixed freight 165 climbs the steep grade at "Schuleen" and continues west on the Pulaski District.
Northeast Regional train 174 heads north on a fine fall morning
As a child nothing could beat hearing the sound of an approaching train off in the distance and now that I'm grown, well that inner child just comes right back out! Only today it was two fold as I... (more)