The recently restored Virginian Railway Roanoke Station is beautifully lit up at night. The star on Mill Mountain can be seen in the background which is lit up red, white and blue for Memorial Day... (more)
N&W 611 brings "The Powhatan Arrow" into Roanoke with the original Norfolk & Western headquarters building (now apartments) in the background. The construction in the foreground is progr... (more)
Dozens of Norfolk Southern locomotives sit stored at Roanoke Yard. Some have since been sold off.
"Checking the Time"
A passenger scans the Roanoke city skyline for the clock tower in downtown awaiting the departure of 611. No it was not staged, and no I never got his name.
The sun sets over the lines of stored engines in Norfolk Southern's yard in Roanoke, Virginia.
Another classic locomotive has come to the end of the line! Still lettered Norfolk and Western and in Pevler Blue paint with a faded herald, SD45, 1775 sits in a dead line in Roanoke Yard along Sh... (more)
UP SD40-2, 3651 leads a variety of power in a light engine move westbound through Roanoke yard in the late evening sun.
A colorful trio of widecabs lead 236 out of Roanoke, passing the site of the new Amtrak Station being built in downtown.
Three Norfolk & Western steam locomotives pause at Roanoke, VA on a rainy July evening. The photo was staged for participants in a Lerro Productions and Virginia Transportation photo shoot conduct... (more)
The 611 works by the Niagra power dam with the final return trip of the Roanoker. The magnificent steam plume made standing in the pouring rain atop the Blue Ridge Parkway bridge very much worth i... (more)
The NS 8103 leads loaded coal train 76A over Tinker creek.
The first C40-8 delivered to NS sits at the scrapper waiting for the torch as the EMDX T4 units sit with the stored power in Roanoke yard.
End of the line for former N&W Alco C630 131. She and an unidentified sister are being cut up at Cycle Systems in Roanoke. The 3000 HP unit, built in 1966 and originally numbered 1131, spent her l... (more)