NS 25A heads southbound through Charlottesville, Virginia as the sun begins to set with NS 8114, the original NS Heritage Unit, doing the honors. In this photo, the trai... (more)
The Virginian heritage unit is still fresh out of Juniata as it leads hotshot intermodal NS 25A south through Charlottesville, VA.
After spending months repainted in Altoona, a fresh NS 1069 is back on the rails and makes its first journey through its namesake state of Virginia. The train is rounding the curve ... (more)
50 Year Special:
Northeast Regional 156, spirited with 50 year anniversary engine AMTK 108 heads north across the diamond in Charlottesville, Virginia, that connects the Buckingham Branch with th... (more)
NS 4220 leads intermodal train 289 southbound across the Charlottesville diamond in which the NS Washington District crosses the Buckingham Branch. This 289 provided some nice co... (more)
Due to an engine issue with its Amtrak leader, NB northeast regional train 176 had to request an NS engine to take the train to Washington, DC. Seen here, the train pulls north f... (more)
NS 9679 leads the northbound NE regional train 176 through Charlottesville, VA, as the original Amtrak leader, AMTK 147, stalled the previous night, so this engine was lent to Amtra... (more)
Right Before Disaster:
NS 13R led by NS 4181 heads south through Charlottesville around 3 PM on a warm afternoon. Little did the train know, it would only make 8 miles south over the course of th... (more)
NS 25A led by NS 4609 begins to pick up speed as the train leaves Charlottesville, as it starts on its flat run south through the Virginia countryside toward Lynchburg
NS 13R led by NS 8143 rounds the curve through Charlottesville, VA as the train heads south through the amtrak station, as the train continues its journey toward Lynchburg.
Southbound hotshot intermodal train 25A passing over the solar-powered hydraulic flange greaser/rail lubricator at Rio.
A quartet of NS locomotives on a southbound train at Melbourne Road.
A southbound train on main two approaching Melbourne Road.
An NS GE D9-44CW leading a southbound passing the old mainline.
A southbound train swinging around the curve at milepost 112. The white flowering dogwood trees have begun to blossom.