N&W 611 trots past old telegraph poles, many of which still have insulators, and a farm after clearing the NS yard at Crewe, Va.
Taken from the Lewiston Plank Rd/S... (more)
With maintenance holding all tracks ahead, hopper trains 825 (left, empty coal) and 41N (empty grain) are holding side by side in Burkeville while the MOW clears up the tracks.
After being flagged by a signal at Jenkins, NS Train 958 was moving under restricted speed. That is, until they knocked down the clear signal about 1,500 feet west of our location, and the engine... (more)
Norfolk & Western's only remaining, of 14 built; J-Class 4-8-4 #611 leads NS 958 towards Petersburg, VA passing through the small community of Burkeville, VA just before a crew change in Crewe, VA... (more)
After a long delay near Green Bay, VA, Norfolk & Western J-611 leads the eastbound Cavalier through Burkeville
A new NS locomotive leads a loaded Top Gon coal train Eastbound between the signals.
Westbound Amtrak No. 55, the "Mountaineer," hustles through Burkeville, VA on April 3, 1976 with E9A No. 330.
A fast westbound N&W manifest leans into the curve at Burkeville, VA in July, 1975 with three SD45s.
Southern Railway's 2-8-2 No. 4501 pulls the grade west of Burkeville with a Richmond to Keysville excursion train.
Southern Railway 2-8-0 No. 722 is east on Burkeville on its excursion run to Keysville from Richmond.
FP7s lead the annual Dixie Days fan special from Richmond to Keysville.
Empty hoppers await signal to head west, after NS 236 clears the single track territory.
Ahhh...the old days! Or, making the modern look old. N&W "caboose" is actually a shove platform on NS local V08 reversing from Crewe to Burkeville.
NS V08 starts working it's way back to Richmond with 3 NS units: SD60 6626, SD40-2 3236, SD50 6518.
NS VC01 (crewe switcher) comes out of the yard and gently pulls the 056 back into Crewe