On a warm February day CSX 5239 container train snakes thru the valley and across the James River heading towards the port in Newport News, Virginia.
Amtrak Northeast Regional train #67 makes his last station stop before arriving at his final station Newport News, Virginia, on a warm fall evening. This train's CSX ID would later be changed to P... (more)
Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line SW1200s 103 and 110 were found under the sanding tower at the little road's facility in Norfolk, Virginia, in December 1982.
MOW equipment sits idle near Long Bridge Park.
In the early 80's, the main attraction at Lambert's Point was C630's with slugs made from cut-down FM Trainmasters. A group of SD9's, including this one in classic N&W blue paint, were a nice bonu... (more)
An L&N Norton, VA to Corbin, KY train is in the process of having its initial terminal brake test at Norton on May 6, 1980. The joint N&W-L&N yard was unusually empty this day. The SD40-2 and two ... (more)
A little human interest: In 1990, a CSX welder grinds down his weld on the frog at the turnout at the south end of Starnes (VA) siding. Track work like this takes a pounding, so it's a constant ef... (more)
A northbound cab hop rolls through Pennington, VA, headed for Kentucky. Two L&N U30Cs bracket a "borrowed" SCL SDP35. The steel bay window cab was built at L&N's shops in Louisville, and... (more)
An afternoon C Train eases downgrade in yard limits as it approaches the home signal at the junction with CSX at Big Stone Gap.
A First Union Bank "Furbie" leaser is shoving on the rear of an eastbound CSX coal train at Tito, VA (just south of Jasper) on the first day of June 2002. First Union eventually morphed ... (more)
Visiting family back home in Virginia always gives me the chance to visit locomotives I've been following my entire life, even in Florida. #3 happens to be one of them.
This unit is fresh out of the factory, and is seen on her maiden voyage south. Heading to Alabama where it will remain for the rest of it's lifetime, this Genset locomotive is seeing the only open... (more)
NS C40-9 #8833 leading eastbound coal loads near Roanoke, VA || Feb. 1998
NS C39-8 #8656 resting at Roanoke, VA || Feb. 1999