Norfolk Southern's Southern heritage unit leading intermodal train 227 on ex-Southern trackage.
The 611 passes through the small town of Delaplane as it makes its way to Front Royal.
#611 leads "The American" through Delaplane. The train is making a brief stop to inspect an axle on the water tank after tripping a defect detector.
The Manassas Gap Railroad was built to here in 1861 and was the site of the first troop movement by train to battle as Confederate forces from Winchester in the Shenandoah Valley... (more)
Westbound on NS' B-Line, N&W 4-8-4 No. 611 leads Sunday's afternoon public excursion to Front Royal, Va. from Manassas, Va.
In a scene common up and down the B Line June 6 & 7th, N&W Class J #611 rumbles through the small town of Deplane, VA as many locals and rail fans line the road to capture the moment.
Rolling west on the old Southern "B" Line on the the first American excursion between Manassas and Front Royal, 611 gracefully rolls through the Virginia farmland. Thanks to the VMT and ... (more)
Photographer- Marc Grinter- from a 35 mm Kodachrome slide. Former N&W Class "A" #1218 makes easy work of an excursion train through Delaplane, Virginia on a late spring day on a round tr... (more)
NS 956 passes through the Virginia Piedmont (the former name of Delaplane was "Piedmont", as noted on the historical marker at left) before climbing Linden Hill, and entering the Shenandoah Valley... (more)
Something about a little boy and trains! This little guy throws up a wave as the NS Office train heads west on the B-Line in northern VA. The train is enroute back to the stables after hosting VI... (more)
Delaplane, VA, October 1987 - Though the Southern Railway had been a part of the newly formed Norfolk Southern for about five years at this point, this westbound Front Royal local with a B-23-7 an... (more)
Rolling through Delaplane
The NS manifest 12R is smokin it getting ready to tackle Linden Hill.
A rare treat today was this SD70 leading 228 eastbound at Delaplane. It is not to common to find a spartan cab leading this particular train. SD70M's or Dash 9's are the norm.
A Conrail Blue leads 35Q through the village of Delaplane bound for MANASSAS.