C210 rolls through the valley passing the old coaling tower at Balcony Falls on their way East.
With 217 loads of coal for Newport News on the drawbar, C112 makes its way East at Balcony Falls minutes after the sun has crested over the tops of the mountains making for a golden lit shot.
Eastbound grain loads rolls through Balcony Falls headed for Richmond and eventually, North Carolina.
H750 makes its way East along the former C&O at Balcony Falls on a hot Summer morning.
Whooda thunk it. N&W on C&O. Racing EB with an excursion. Balcony (long O, locally)Falls is the site of a wye and a connecting line to the N&W's Shenandoah Line which actually crosses the C&O a... (more)
The N&W Class A No. 1218 is pulling a circle trip out of Roanoke; here it passes a relic of the steam era- the old C&O coaling tower at Balcony Falls. After the runby, it will continue to head ea... (more)
The NW 1218 is pulling a circle trip from Roanoke to Balcony Falls on the C&O, down the James River to Lynchburg, and back to Roanoke over Blue Ridge.
The CSXT James River Sub south of Clifton Forge rolls along its namesake as its makes it way to Richmond. Even though the depot at Balcony Falls is now gone, this shot is still cool enough to get.... (more)
A grain train races through the Shenandoah Valley on the very scenic James River Subdivision, passing the C&O coaling tower at Balcony Falls in lovely morning light.
Local power awaits its next call, while a coal train heads east through the James River valley
The VERY LAST C&O-styled, US&S signal on the entire CSX James River line is taken down. Signal cutover between east Buchanan and SD Cabin, the last remaining segment between Richmond and Clifton ... (more)
Passing steam-era coaling tower
This 150 car coal train slips between the old C&O station and the watertank at Balcony Falls on a foggy November morning. CANON EOS 50D
The locomotives to the Balcony Falls Local sit patiently in the small yard awaiting its next assignment. CANON EOS 50D