Heading north behind 'foreign' power
The NS OCS train led by NS F9A 4271 crosses Wittens Mill Rd near Tazewell, VA
CSX general manifest train Q302 (Russell, KY to Richmond, VA) is stopped, waiting to enter and work Sandy Hook Yard at 8:15 am. Behind the locomotives, is a large cut of empty woodchip hoppers fro... (more)
Amtrak's southbound regional to Lynchburg heads down the double track between Calverton and Remington
Amtrak's eastbound "Cardinal" meets NS 203 near sunset, at the south end of double track at Remington
BB 3 leads the 2013 Toys for Tots train Westbound on a foggy December morning. Erected in the early 1900's when the line was first signaled, semaphores graced this pole before being replaced by t... (more)
The NS 746 rolls south through Henry on the way to Belews Creek Steam Station.
Westbound intermodal train sprints by the old passenger depot, which may have its original purpose again in a few years.
Several loaded trains await crews at the South Yard with the almost restored Virginian Station looking better than ever. The old catenary poles from the Virginian days can still be seen standing.
A southbounder rolls through Potomac Run on CSX's RF&P Subdivision.
Conrail B36-7 5033 is on the point of this southbound freight at Ashby, VA on Norfolk Southern's H-line.
NS 352 heads south on the Winston-Salem District during December 1997. In this scene the SD40-2/SD50/C30-7 consist is just over the crest of Starkey Hill at MP 11.
To deal with heavy coal traffic, CSX leased a number of former Santa Fe GE C30-7s in 1990 (actually from GE, although the units kept their ATSF numbers and reporting marks). Two of the units are p... (more)
A renumbered B32-8 and GP38-2 slowly round a curve into rural Dry Branch, VA with a short consist including a former N&W C30-class caboose and two covered hoppers.