NW 1218 making an inspection stop at Bedford, with the Peaks of Otter in the background. Liberty Station Restaurant opened in the building in 2001, burned down to the stone walls in 2009, and reo... (more)
Pan view of the 1218 getting underway after an inspection stop at Bedford.
The N&W owned only three U 30Cs. Here # 8000 leads a typically N&W eclectic lash up on a rainy summer afternoon.The lead unit is followed by a pair of C-36-7s, a pair of GP-9s and a six axle EMD.
Amtrak 156, the newly extended Northeast Regional that now runs over Blue Ridge grade to Roanoke, flies east through Bedford, VA on a crisp fall morning just after Thanksgiving. This is a classic ... (more)
The "Powhatan Arrow" heads West through Bedford on the first of six excursions out of Roanoke for Memorial Day Weekend 2017. The 611 will take 2 trips to Lynchburg and 4 trips to Walton ... (more)
The N&W Class J 611 heads east near Bedford on this cold, rainy day. The engine was being moved for the upcoming weekend excursion.
Norfolk and Western class J number 611 rolls by the CPL signal at Bedford, Virginia, with NS train number 958 on a deadhead move from Spencer to Roanoke.
Norfolk and Western 611 brings its train through Bedford on its way to Lynchburg.
The famous 611 frolics through a tiny meadow of yellow flowers while passing through Bedford enroute to Lynchburg.
The excursion from Roanoke to Lynchburg rolls into Bedford, VA on a nice, sunny day.
Norlfok & Western in an Alternate Universe
N&W #611 rumbles westbound over the Independence Blvd overpass in Bedford, VA with the Powhatan Arrow in tow, bound for Roanoke. Just another d... (more)
The sun peeks through the clouds behind me as The J, N&W 611, leads 958 through Bedford, Virginia, passing an intermodal bound for Roanoke.
"Class J in Bedford"
The 1218 has completed its first weekend of public excursions and is pausing at Bedford to have test wire strung along the boiler. The unique old station was built in 1905 and saw its last NW pas... (more)
Eastbound excursion ducking underneath the signals at CP Bedford heading towards Lynchburg, VA.