Hotbox Axle three west rail... Most of the folks during 611 trips on 9 & 10 April heard this message crackle across their radios more than once. Common sense says it was the steam triggering the... (more)
Resurrection, in more ways than one. The trees bud new leaves after winter's grip, the 611 on her 3rd life, and who knows if any of the"Spirits of Gretna" are watching the "Spirit... (more)
On a beautiful spring morning, the NS 38Q with two motors rumbles through downtown Marion Virginia passing the old Marion train depot and continues eastbound on the Pulaski District.
Shuffling a cut of coal cars in the Norfolk & Western's yard in Norfolk, Virginia, in December 1982 is a trio of T-6 switchers: 32, 43 and 11. Of the 57 T-6s built by Alco, 40 of them were owned... (more)
"Two sides to every boxcar" While waiting on NS 957 "The Virginian" to depart Lynchburg, VA; we found these old Norfolk & Western boxcars in downtown Altavista, VA on the old V... (more)
A South Bound CSX Train exits Acca Yard between I-195 at Richmond, VA.
While waiting for NS 957 to depart Lynchburg, VA for Spencer, NC; We were presented with 2 Southbound and 2 Northbound trains at Hurt, VA. Here NS 18M crosses the Sycamore Creek trestle just south... (more)
Norfolk & Western No. 611 is southbound from Lynchburg, VA bound for Spencer, NC as NS 957 "The Virginian". At almost 2 hours behind schedule; NS 957 is seen here ducking underneath the ... (more)
Amtrak 506 spots multiracks from the inbound Auto Train No. 52.
Me and ole #11 out on N&W's main north of Elkton waiting on clearance to head back to Harrisonburg with our morning loads in this late winter shot.
N&W 611 leads NS 8099 and SOU 6133 north on the NS Danville District towards Lynchburg
The southbound Northeast Regional to Lynchburg passes under the recently-installed new signals at Clifton; note family trainwatching at the left.
Passing the barn and yellow wildflowers just outside of Narrows, empty grain 51Z heads west with the NS 4001 on the point on a beautiful spring afternoon.
Running about two hours late, N&W 611 is seen passing under the Southern signal bridge at Smothers as it tries to make up lost time.