One of the famous "Lost Engines of Roanoke" has been rescued and sets awaiting better days. There is the rumor that one of the prime movers on this unit or its sister could be restored to operate... (more)
Chesapeake Western 662 was one of the extremely derelict rust-buckets known as the "lost locomotives of Roanoke". It was moved to the Roanoke Chapter NRHS's 9th Street facility and meticulously re... (more)
As one of the Lost Engines of Roanoke the CW 662 shows some of her models unique details in this top view! How about those six Stacks, she was built with four. After years of languishing in the Sc... (more)
Chesapeake Western T6 #10 switching at Harrisonburg, VA || December 1974
Chesapeake Western caboose No. 1 trails a local freight as it makes it way west at Weyers Cave, VA on April 21, 1980.
On the way back from a trip farther north, we decided to stop by Harrisonburg and check out the Chesapeake Western. Upon arriving at the yard, we found their entire roster, two T6s, coupled with ... (more)
Chesapeake Western Alco T6 No. 11 was resting outside the shop building at Elkton, VA on June 25, 1978.
CHW T-6 #11 westbound from Elkton in this September 1969 view.
Chesapeake Western T-6 #11 showing its Alco heritage at Harrisonburg, VA in the summer of '70.
Chesapeake Western #11 at the Bridgewater, VA station in December 1972.
Chesapeake Western T-6 #11 leading a train at Bridgewater, VA. [4/70]
This old Baldwin Switcher sits, waiting to be rescued!
CW 11 & 10 with the daily freight. CW was a N&W subsidiary.