Steam Fan Overload! NKP 587, N&W 611 and N&W 1218 make their way east through downtown Roanoke past the former N&W office building on the left. They will proceed east past the East End Shops and ... (more)
An RF&P E unit sits in storage at the Roanoke yard lashed up with an old Conrail still in it's paint. I am unsure of the future plans for this locomotive, but hopefully it will one day be restored... (more)
195 crosses over at Randolph Street, passing the Wells Fargo building.
The 8114 leads the NS 756 past Broadway. The train made 3 tries to climb Starkey Hill but stalled on each attempt, with the crew eventually taking the train back to the South Yard.
Ex SOO line SD60 number 6005 awaits it's fate near the Shaffer's Crossing shop in Roanoke.
Norfolk & Western's bicentennial unit, SD45 #1776, eases by the old NW passenger station (now home to the O. Winston Link Museum) in downtown Roanoke, Virginia, while being shuffled around town fr... (more)
Easy like Sunday morning. Amtrak Train 156 (P42DC 47 leading) is an on time departure out of Roanoke, VA on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Service from Roanoke has been operating for less than a month... (more)
Obligatory shot of the iconic "611" from the site number panel turned stretched pano. Another one of few shots with the 5DsR from last weekend's 611... (more)
Looking west toward Norfolk Southerns Roanoke West End Shops.
Wabash E8 1009 has been right at home for 3 years at the Virginia Museum of Transportation following an outstanding restoration prior to it's ride to the grounds. I am told that this was also EMD'... (more)
N&W 611 simmers the night away before three days worth of morning and afternoon turns, over Memorial Day weekend. The big J performed flawlessly.
RPO #93 on display at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. According to the VMT website this car was made in 1937. N&W purchased 9 of these cars with this car being sold to the Florida East Coas... (more)
Amongst the rest of the various types of locomotives stored in Roanoke, D8C 8741 sits out a light rain fall waiting for its final day to come.
The 611 thunders up the Blue Ridge Grade eastbound towards Lynchburg, VA over Memorial Day weekend.
N&W 611 with throttle open, making power for the run east bound up the grade toward Villamont, pulling her 20 car excursion called the iconic Powhatan Arrow, destination Lynchburg this day