A loaded coal train traverses Allegheny Grade approaching Covington, Virginia
Clifton Forge bound local rattles through "Downtown" Eagle Rock, VA on the passing siding of the C&O James River line. The photographer's US Forest Service truck stands on the left with the door... (more)
Train time at Clifton Forge on a foggy winter morning.
A trio of SD50s crest Allegheny summit with a westbound empty.
Break time at Clifton Forge yard. Crewmen warm themselves around a pot bellied stove during a pause from their switching chores. The engineer takes opportunity to clean the cab window of his engin... (more)
A manifest train creeps south towards Acca yard at Parham Road.
Amtrak's southbound Auto Train is getting ready for departure. The yard switcher will assist in doubling the multilevels, on the right, onto the rear of the train.
Amtrak's northbound Auto Train has just arrived in Lorton, Va. The 511 is staging the multilevels for unloading.
Power for the locals, parked for the weekend, is joined by 22A on the siding.
The 1987 NRHS Convention was held in Roanoke, Virginia. The schedule included an excursion trip from Roanoke to Radford on August 1, 1987. This trip featured N&W 1218 with a coal train and N&W 611... (more)
Hard to believe it's March in Virginia as NS 9921 leads V86 north in another winter wonderland.
Nothing like shooting a shiny new horse! It's a balmy Spring afternoon and birds' are chirping, as westbound double-stack train No. I33 charges out of the well-known twin tunnels at Montgomery, Va... (more)
N&W 1218 on Blue Ridge Grade.
N&W 1218 passes the iconic New River Limestone formations just before entering Pembroke Tunnel
A well powered loaded coal train enters the Roanoke Valley near Shawsville