The Saturday morning run of N&W 611 excursions to Roanoke from Greensboro passes through the S-Curve at Hardy, nearing the home city of the J, Roanoke.
Putting on a show coming out of a stop for an HEP problem, the Eastbound return trip of the N&W 611 Greensboro-Roanoke excursions passes over the high trestle just East of Hardy, crossing the Smit... (more)
N&W Class J 4-8-4 611 on a ferry move from the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke VA to the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC.
Eastbound on the former Virginian, in route to Linwood, NC (via the ex-SOU at Hurt). Second unit is NS 7000, one of three GP40X's on the roster at the time.
NS M8M heads west through the secluded Smith Mountain lake headwaters on its way to Linwood, NC.
An eastbound coal train passes through Hardy on the former Virginian. The leader (ex-CR/PC 8069), still looking good in its Conrail blue, is followed by NS 1601 (ex-N&W, SD40) and NS 7022 (ex-SOU,... (more)
The 2nd weekend of fall foliage excursions in the area gave passengers another opportunity for riding rare mileage. After a 9AM departure from Roanoke, the special is seen here crossing one of sev... (more)
The 2nd weekend of fall foliage excursions in the area gave passengers another opportunity for riding rare mileage. After a 9AM departure from Roanoke, the special is seen here passing along the s... (more)
NS 218 heads east over the former Virginian between Roanoke and Hurt. When the train reaches Hurt it will use the Hurt Connection to get on the old Southern and continue south toward Greensboro, N... (more)