Norfolk and Western class J 606 looks regal sitting in the late afternoon sun, rods down, in a photograph taken by my father.
One of the lubrication buildings throws its shadow as N&W Y6b sits just outside. My father took this picture during our afternoon visit to this great facility.
This is a former Chesapeake and Ohio switcher bought by the N&W. S1 number 274 was shot by my father as the two of us visited Shaffers Crossing as guests of the benevolent Norfolk and Western.
My father took this picture of J 601 sitting near the lubritorium with his old Voigtländer roll film camera. J 601 was posed with J 600 in an official N&W picture as they both celebrated two milli... (more)
I've just gotten around to scanning some of my father's negatives. He was shooting 127 roll film with an old Voigtländer while I was taking color slides on the trips that he would take me on.
Steam Storm: A mixture of happenstance and convenient timing provided an opportunity to observe what ended up being one of N&W 611's last big public excursions as it departed Roanoke in the... (more)
After a good while where foreign power was extremely hard to come by on NS, it seems to be making a slow and steady comeback as 2 CSX GEVOs and a BNSF T4 GEVO lead 218 east out of Roanoke on the T... (more)
A line of SD70M-2’s and C44-9W’s await their fate in the storage yard in Roanoke.
Norfolk Southern for several years now has been on a rampant charge to store and disregard thousands of locomotives the railroad has deemed to be outdated or inefficient. Problems can range from m... (more)
Wabash 1009 on display at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
6D4 sits alongside the restored Virginian Railway train station in Roanoke, VA with a BNSF D9-44CW in H2 oaint as it waits for a crew to take it east.
N&W 1218 has cut away from her train and heads west to Shaffers Crossing for servicing. The large crowd of riders are detraining and heading for their cars.