NS 757 just north of the Martinsville signal passing the former location of the W.M. Bassett Furniture plant on Rives Road. The "blue twins" were still coupled up and operating together ... (more)
272 crosses the state line from Virginia into North Carolina with some remaining fall foliage on the trees
Ex SOO line SD60 number 6005 awaits it's fate near the Shaffer's Crossing shop in Roanoke.
NS 756 tops a grueling grade just as it enters the village of Ferrum Virginia. From here the pumpkin vine meanders down through the Blue Ridge foothills on it's way to the next town of Henry.
Train symbol 755 working hard to climb the grade into Martinsville. The train is passing Nationwide Homes, one of few local industries left in the area.
The Nickel Plate Road leading 756 across the Smith River just south of Martinsville
NS 272 of 1/2/18 easing through Martinsville under a gorgeous mid day sky
Operating as V41 the Southern heritage unit pushes the 754 by the Rocky Mount signal enroute to Belews Creek Steam Station in North Carolina.
V41 pushing the 756 up the grade into Martinsville
1065 on point for the 756 rounding the horseshoe curve just past the Jondee CPL which is the southern end of the Philpott siding.
A pair of pumpkins leads the NS 272 past the Martinsville signal.
The Nickel Plate Heritage leading the 756 past the Stoneville cp.
A recently converted AC44C6M still wearing fresh paint, leads the NS 272 past the Martinsville CP.
Nickel Plate 8100 leading the 746 through Fieldale along the "pumpkin vine" on a beautiful late fall morning.
8099 Southern heritage shoving the 754 south through Wirtz enroute to Belews Creek Steam Station.