Utilizing trackage rights on CSX between Frisco, Tenn. and St. Paul, Va., an NS hopper train exits the north portal of Townes Tunnel (MP 54) between Dungannon, Va. and Miller Yard, Va. on the ex-C... (more)
F749 (Richmond - Hopewell) with a pair of CSX ES40DCs crossing the former Seaboard Air Line Railroad James River Bridge between Mayo Island and Manchester. Photo taken from Floodwall Park.
A mine run, with the lead engine still in N&W livery, switches at the south end of the Moss 3 prep plant. Although Moss 2 and Moss 3 mines had ceased operations a few years earlier, significant co... (more)
Q41502 (Cumberland, MD - Rocky Mount, NC) with CSXT 966 and CREX 1505 at Douglasdale Road. The train has just departed Acca Yard as it passes between the lanes of the Powhite Parkway.
NS U59, under control of conductor Dennis Ashley and engineer Delmer Lester, rolls by Bruton Siding on the ex-Intertstate Railroad. U49's three covered hoppers are en route to Austin Powder at Hol... (more)
Looking west toward Norfolk Southerns Roanoke West End Shops.
The New York Central heritage unit on its way east, and then south
A light drizzle falls on southwest Virginia as an eastbound coal train led by the Virginian heritage unit approaches Banner, Va.
Norfolk & Western A-class 2-6-6-4 1218 approaches a signal bridge on the Southern main line at Barboursville, Virginia. While I don’t remember the train stopping, the smoke drifting ahead of the 1... (more)
Southern 4501 crosses the trestle over the South Fork of Powell River in East Stone Gap, Va. on the return portion of its circle excursion from Kingsport to St. Paul via the ex-CRR, St. Paul to No... (more)
After a long wait, a MOW train slowly approaches the switch to enter the main line at Big Stone Gap. Over a dozen gons filled with new crossties for placement along the ROW trail No. 2758.
"Bending the iron" at Monroe, when there was a yard there
The "Birmingham Special" is braking for its stop at Monroe
A Over the Rivanna
After pulling freight from Roanoke to Lynchburg and Charlottesville, Virginia, N&W A-class 2-6-6-4 1218 has switched to pulling passengers northward from Charlot... (more)
Continuing its non-excursion trip from Roanoke to Charlottesville, Virginia, N&W A-class 2-6-6-4 1218 nears its destination. Pulling a pair of tool cars, and five hoppers to be left in Charlottesv... (more)