On a hot and humid afternoon, NS 195 rolls west through Salem, Va with an ES44DC in charge.
On a gorgeous spring afternoon, an AC44C6M and the Lehigh Valley Heritage Unit bring up the rear of loaded power plant coal train, NS 756, as they roll east through Riverside on the Whitethorne Di... (more)
The N&W A and J are racing past the photo line, transporting hundreds of conventioneers back to the glory days of steam. One wonders if this scene will ever be repeated.
A very clean Wabash unit shoves hard on the rear of NS 762 as it rushes east through Salem, Va on the Whitethorne district.
An ES40DC leads eastbound NS 133 through Salem, Va on the Whitethorne District.
A shiny new AC44C6M leads NS 188 solo eastbound through Salem, Va.
As clouds begin to gather in the west, grain loads roll eastbound on the last leg of the Whitethorne district. A trio of dash-9's pull the train with Roanoke's South Yard just ahead of it.
A dash-9 leads NS 236 eastbound through Salem, Va in some good morning light.
SD70M-2 #2662 leads an eastbound grain train through Control Point VN on the Whitethorne District in Salem, Va.
A pair of older dash-9's lead NS 744 (loaded domestic coal) through Salem, Va just before Roanoke's South Yard.
An EMD SD70ACe and a Dash 9 bring NS 272 (loaded autoracks) through Salem, Va. Just ahead is the yard in Roanoke where there will be a crew change.
The 611 cruises through Salem on an afternoon excursion from Roanoke to Radford.
N&W 611 making a spectacular exit westbound from Montgomery Tunnel, surely worth the long wait to secure a good spot at this tight location. She works upgrade here, making big smoke, perhaps aided... (more)
N&W 611 departs Radford wye on her return trip to Roanoke, beginning to pull hard toward the Vickers coaling tower where the crowd awaited her.
On a beautiful Memorial Day morning, excursion train 958 heads west near Salem with the lovely 'Queen of Steam' looking mighty fine on her Birthday.