Briefly following a heavy thunderstorm, Norfolk Southern train 12Z (Knoxville, TN-Enola, PA manifest) rolls through the farmland, near Elkton, Virginia northbound on the NS Hagerstown District. Lo... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 12Z (Knoxville, TN-Binghamton, NY manifest) rolls through the crop fields in Stuarts Draft, Virginia northbound on the NS Roanoke District.
The days are numbered for the old N&W CPL signals on Norfolk Southern's Roanoke District between Roanoke and Front Royal, as a few replacements have popped up but have not yet been cutover in othe... (more)
With the sun setting into the mountains sky, NS 747 heads down the mainline at Stuarts Draft on the Norfolk Southern Shenandoah Valley
With engineer Mitch Guilliams behind the throttle, NS 12Z flies northbound through Stuarts Draft, VA on a snowy, winter morning. Photo taken on February 7, 2021.
NS 12Z rolls North at Wilda in a Stuarts Draft, Va bound for Binghamton, Ny on a very nice fall morning on the valley line.. With the train originating out of Roanoke, 12Z the counterpart to 11Z ... (more)
NS 202 splits the N&W Color Position Lights at CP Stuarts Draft on a beautiful, summer morning. Photo taken from the Farmers Crossing on July 11, 2020.
Combined manifest 18T, 3 units up front and 2 in the middle, from Roanoke heads through Stuarts Draft on a sunny morning.
18T (Roanoke, VA - Enola, PA) passing a rerouted 213 (Rutherford, PA - Atlanta, GA) between Lipscomb and Stuarts Draft.
NS 202 splits the N&W Color Position Light signals at CP Stuarts Draft. These classic signals are one of the main attractions to the Norfolk Southern Roanoke District, and still guard the rails to... (more)
The sun has just crested the top of the mountains in the Shenandoah Valley at Stuarts Draft as NS 15T makes every bit of track speed enroute for Roanoke on its way to Alabama.
Stuart Draft is located on the NS Roanoke District at MP 152.9. The 5800 foot siding sits at the top of a good northbound grade out to Pkin. Train 202 is seen here with expedited traffic from Mari... (more)
A lengthy freight train makes its way southbound through the south end of the siding in Stuarts Draft. This is 1 of only 4 scheduled daily trains on this line (not including locals).
EMD SD70ACe leads NS 780 (loaded domestic coal) southbound through the CPL's at CP Stuarts Draft in Stuarts Draft, Va.
37Q is on the way as the day is almost done