Amtrak excursion deadhead move, labelled "044" by NS, moves west on the Hurt Connection. Train is deadheading between Spencer, NC, and Roanoke, VA, and will used to run Roanoke Chapter, NRHS, excursions to Bluefield, WV, and Shenandoah, VA, on Nov. 7 and 8.
The ex-Virginian main line is behind the locomotives. The ex-SOU main line trestle over the Staunton River is in the background. My thanks to Joe's Auto & Truck Service for their hospitality.