Norfolk and Western 611 shoves up the hill out of the Virginia Museum Transportation in Roanoke, ready for a ferry move to Spencer as NS train number 956, on a cold January 6, 2017 morning.
Making its inaugural run of 2017, Norfolk and Western 611 marches towards Spencer, NC for its annual inspection prior to a busy excursion season. Following the old Virginian route between Roanoke ... (more)
N&W #41 (Formerly Chesapeake Western #11) is pulling the Candy Cane Express out of the yard, carrying parents and their little ones on a short ride up to Shaffer's Crossing and back. Thanks to the... (more)
A string of EMD and some GE locomotive sit in Norfolk Southern's storage line at Roanoke, Va., during the morning hours of May 8. 2016 was a tough year for Class I railroads, idling older locomoti... (more)
Norfolk Southern GE B32-8 No. 524, formerly numbered NS 3524, sits in Progress Rail' Roanoke facility where it, along with a fleet of retired boxcars, are being scrapped. NS retired much of its B3... (more)
The scene as viewed about the 10th Street bridge in Roanoke, VA. A lot of Norfolk Southern Dash 8's and other EMD SD locomotives.
Adhesion testing on Starkey Hill with NS homebuilt SD70ACus. The tanks and hoses are for wet rail testing.
Interior view of Norfolk & Western postal car #93 at the Virginia Transportation Museum in Roanoke, Virginia. This car was built in 1937 by the Bethlehem Steel Car Company.
Pulling into the yard on Main 1, hopper train 825 features quite the consist, to include a UP SD70ACe, a couple of yard slugs, a Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line locomotive, and the Lehigh Valley Heri... (more)
The deadlines at Roanoke host a wide variety of power and a few motors rare to the Norfolk Southern system. CEFX 6011 still wears it's original Soo Line paint, while sporting the Indiana Railroad ... (more)
The NS 1066 "New York Central" leads the NS 54W south on the Vine at Starkey, leaving a cloud of corn dust behind.
3078 and horse head slug friends 924 and 929 act as pushers bringing up the rear end of a ballast train.
11 EMD SD-90MACs sit in the West Yard awaiting their rebuild on a beautiful fall day.
Various NS & CIT locomotives await their fate near the Shaffer's Crossing Shop in Roanoke, VA. [August 2016]
The Wabash heritage unit leads 188 through the crossover at Randolph Street as it leaves Roanoke Yard, bound for Crewe.