11Z navigates the tight curves of Raphine, Virginia, as it heads south toward Roanoke along the Shenandoah Valley, as the fall colors come to life.
NS 13Z heads south through the CPLs at control point Pkin, which are due to be taken down in the coming year. This train is about to meet a northbound 12Z in the siding.
After originally holding for about 2 hours after hitting a tree and having issues with its headlights, ditch lights, and horn, NS 14Z with the Savannah & Atlanta Heritage Unit final... (more)
The rear distributed power unit on a northbound train rounding a sharp curve.
Such a joyous occasion: NS 14Z charges north through the Shenandoah valley on the NS H line through Raphine, VA as it passes the road crossing at Mount Joy Lane with the Virginia mountains in the ... (more)
NS 747 with the Conrail Heritage unit leading the assault on Lofton Grade in Raphine, Va. Which is the Valley Line's steepest and most grueling grade between Roanoke and Shenandoah, Va.
The locomotives of northbound intermodal train NS 202 are screaming as they struggle to get their train up the step grade just north of Raphine, VA
15T makes its way past the N&W CPL at CP PKIN as it prepares to make a rolling meet with northbound intermodal train 202
Norfolk Southern's Lehigh Valley heritage unit leads the charge past the N&W CPL signals at PKIN south towards Roanoke with a 220 car train in tow.
NS 15T rolls south through CP Pkin on a beautiful, spring afternoon. Photo taken from Tree Lodge Farm Lane in Raphine, VA.
NS 201 takes the siding (no idea why) as it passes the CPL at control point PKIN in Raphine, Va.
NS train M6T goes around the curve in Raphine, Virginia with NS 1069 “Virginian” in the lead
With the low morning fog and clouds gracing the tops of the Shenandoah Valley, 201 continues south past the CPL's at Pkin with a 33 year old SD60 leading.