With the sound of a RS5T airhorn ringing through the hills an eastbound coal train passes the CPL's that protect the siding at Kumis on the old Virginian.
With the sun below the hills creating a spectacular sunset sky, two trains meet at the siding in Kumis on the former Virginian Railway. This was a great ending to a day following N&W 611's return ... (more)
The "trash train" takes the siding at Kumis for a meet with NS 129 during the westward leg of their turn between Roanoke and Bradshaw. NS V60 is about the only thing you'll see heading west over t... (more)
NS 820 cruises East along the old Virginian towards Roanoke on a sunny Fall morning.
NS 91K heads east along the old Virginian passing through the community of Kumis.
In an absolutely gorgeous setting, No. 820 drops downgrade through Kumis, Va., with a heavy coal drag bound for the ports at Norfolk, as the whine of dynamics disrupt the tranquility of the scene.... (more)
As the sun begins to set behind the surrounding mountains in Elliston, Va., train No. 756 rolls through Kumis behind NS's Virginian heritage unit leading on home-rails.
This month, Norfolk Southern tested brand new General Electric ES44C4 locomotives on lease from the BNSF Railway. Operating as No. 996, the move is depicted rolling through pastoral Kumis, Va., al... (more)
With golden afternoon light basing the scene, No. 44W drops downgrade through Kumis, Va., along the rails of the former Virginian Railroad with a lengthy grain train in tow. Spring has officially ... (more)
On a dark and gloomy October afternoon on the ex Virginian railway situated in Kumis, VA, NS 756 is pictured dropping downgrade toward Roanoke after assaulting Merrimac hill. One of NS's heritage ... (more)
As seen rolling through beautiful countryside at Kumis, VA, N&W 8103 & PRR 8102 leads train 764 downgrade toward Roanoke on the ex VGN railway.
In the last light of the day and under a beautiful Summer sunset, a Eastbound PGNX coal train travels downgrade through Kumis, VA on the ex VGN Whitethorne District.
Westbound Virginia Rwy freight passing through Kumiss, VA in this May 1958 scene. [Photo by Bob Drake, collection of Tom Sink]
A rare westbound heads up the ex VGN through beautiful Kumis, VA.