The local was headed eastbound this afternoon when a fire developed in the dynamic brakes. Fortunately they were almost right next door to the intrepid volunteer fire department of this tiny town... (more)
Eastbound stacks roll through the dip just west of Meadowview on the old N&W Bristol Line. The minimal cut and fill reflects the line's vintage: it was built before the Civil War.
After meeting the eastbound 38Q at "Washington", the westbound stack train 201 gets the signal out of the siding and continues its way west. Here, the standard cab Dash 9-40C races throu... (more)
Today's WB excursion is racing by the small restored station in this fine example of the many hamlets served by the N&W up and down the scenic valleys of Virginia.
The westbound passes a new advance signal now in place. It will be activated when the Glade Spring - Washington siding extension is put in service.
The old lady puts on a good show as she storms east between Bristol and Radford.
Another clear, blue skies February run for the westbound.
Auto racks booming past the old depot which has been pulled off the ROW (note space between team track and building) and now serves as a community center.
Sped on by a "gray ghost" this westbound mixed freight, probably 37Q, passes the small depot being restored in this tiny hamlet.
Cruising into the setting sun, 630 passes the old hardware store in Meadowview.
Eastbound excursion from Bristol Va to Radford Va and return