An empty grain train rolls west through Christiansburg, VA with a dash 9 leader.
The Pace, The Chase, and The Race: As the light fades in the New River Valley, our 82 mile, 7-Location chase of the NS 203 ends in Christiansburg, VA. This surprise baretable move passed Landgraff... (more)
NS 19W has just crested the grade in Christiansburg, VA as it goes through the signals at CP Christiansburg.
Fall colors are on display in Christiansburg as loaded coal train NS 778 rounds a curve and heads east toward Chrisman Mill road.
A pair of C6M’s pull NS 279 west through Christiansburg, VA.
A hopper train has crested the grade in Christiansburg with an ET44AC leader.
Westbound coal hoppers returning to the mines. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
The original Norfolk Southern heritage unit is in charge of NS 119 as it heads west through Christiansburg, VA at control point Pelton.
Westbound hoppers roll out of the fumes, adding some soot to the newly notched tunnel, modified to take double stacks. Seems odd how long those things have been around.
A dash 9 leads coal loads east by Northfork on the Whitethorne district.
N & W crews complained about these being slippery and they seemed banished to ex NKP/WAB tracks for many years but by the 90s they were roaming around. Here's one from when there was variety in c... (more)
A KCS ACe leads the charge of NS 64D as it thunders over the Northfork rd crossing on the Whitethorne district.
Manifest NS 13Z rushes west through Christiansburg, Va with 8114 in the lead.
A UP ACe, in its brand new paint scheme, pulls NS 13z west through Christiansburg at the crest of Christiansburg grade.
N&W 1218 and 611 doublehead back to Roanoke from Radford VA with one of the many trips run during the 1987 National Railway Historical Society Convention.