Something about a little boy and trains! This little guy throws up a wave as the NS Office train heads west on the B-Line in northern VA. The train is enroute back to the stables after hosting VI... (more)
NS 8793 and a sister C40-9W shove hard on the rear of southbound grain train 44T as helper set 976. This unit train is headed to Harrisonburg, VA on local subsidiary Chesepeake Western's rails to... (more)
NS 42V climbs Starkey Hill in southwest Roanoke with 80 grain loads for NC. Gotta love a smoking GE!
NS "Wabash" Heritage unit #1070 leads the Jersey Central unit up Starkey Hill on the point of a southbound 756 coal train. This is the first revenue run for both units.
NS 630 skirts along the Dan River passing the Brickyard at Madison, NC.
NS 630 hustles northbound on the "Punkin' Vine" with an NS 21st Century Steam Excursion.
History in the making! Southern 630 brings mainline steam back to Roanoke after 18 years and what better setting for a Roanoke photo than the iconic N&W position light signal and the former N&W G... (more)
N&W Heritage Unit 8103 blasts out of the famed Montgomery Tunnel near the crest of Christiansburg Mountain. This is the first daylight run of the engine through the tunnel and the train is enrout... (more)
NS Central of Georgia Heritage Unit #8101 charges east with a heavy 820 coal train bound for Lambert's Point Terminal in Norfolk, VA. This was the first run through the Roanoke area
NS Norfolk & Western Heritage unit #8103 basks in the morning sun awaiting fuel at Roanoke South Yard. This was her first trip to the Star City!
NS Central of Georgia Heritage Unit #8101 awaits a fresh crew at South Yard on the first trip through the Star City
EMDX SD70ACe Demonstrator #2012 leads a westbound ethanol train through downtown Roanoke, VA at sunrise. Timing could not have been better!
NS 8792 tows C&O 614 southbound enroute to Roanoke, VA and the Virginia Transportation Museum. Luckily, delays and lack of rested crews up north afforded me an opportunity to get a shot of this m... (more)
A KCS GP22ECO mother-slug set is on the point of an NS Research train at Bedford, VA. The train made a round trip from Roanoke to Lynchburg.