The Norfolk Southern Office Car Special rolls East through Prichard on a warm June afternoon. Passing under the N&W era coaling tower, the train full of exec's passes the new Heartland Intermodal ... (more)
Eastbound 099 passes through Falls Branch near Chattaroy, with a solo NS Dash 9 leading 2 Saudi Arabian Railway SD70ACS units bound for Norfolk for export.
17M passes through downtown Williamson on a warm June afternoon. The annual Hatfield-McCoy Marathon finishes their 26.2 mile loop on 2nd Avenue, which the finish line and closing of the street fes... (more)
23G leaves Roanoke on Memorial Day morning, passing through downtown and the Randolph Street interlocking.
J43 has begun their short trip up the Buchanan Branch with the Interstate Heritage Unit on point. A couple of miles ahead at Burke, they will swap trains with U59 and take their train back to Will... (more)
The J79 pusher set shoves on the rear of loaded coke train U55, having just topped the grade at Virginia Lee, between Weller and Hurley.
851 rolls East through the single track at Wolf Creek, passing the wye at the junction of the Wolf Creek branch, with the Interstate Heritage Unit on point.
On a wonderful June afternoon, Coke loads from Dismal roll West under the cantilever at Lester Fork with a tophat leader.
The morning run of the N&W 611 from Roanoke to Lynchburg and back returns West through Lowry, crossing over the Big Otter Trestle.
*Taken safely from the ground at the end of the bridge
After dropping off the passengers and turning the wye at Campbell Avenue, the N&W 611 leads 958 West out of the wye and back into the yard to tie their train down before the next days excursions. ... (more)
Having just turned the wye at Walton, NS 958 with N&W 611 accelerates East back towards Roanoke.
Working hard up the grade, N&W 611 leads excursion train 957 up the Blue Ridge grade, past the site of the former Photographers Bridge near the summit at Blue Ridge.
After running around the train at Millstone, U02, with the Norfolk & Western Heritage Unit, eases down the Lenore Branch, about a half of a mile from the Delbarton #2 loadout.
Westbound empty hopper train 771 passes through the CPL signals at White in my 3rd trip down here in 4 days. With the cutover date for the remaining CPL signals set to take place within the next f... (more)
A late 202 passes through the junction of the Cloverdale Branch, still with the CPL standing guard, just north of Roanoke.