NS 776 grinds upgrade on their hands and knees as they reach Vaughn's Summit at CP Summit, the summit for southbound trains between Front Royal and Shenandoah on the Hagerstown District.
Relics of N&W heritage stand along the Hagerstown District as the Milky Way pivots across the Southern sky on a quiet night in rural Virginia.
A trio of Southern Railway FP7s lead a southbound train on the Shenandoah Line near Luray, rolling past the siding at Vaughn. The train is destined for the National Railway Historical Society conv... (more)
Passing the former N&W CPL at the south end of the Summit-Vaughn siding.
The four remaining Southern Railway FP7s pull an excursion train over the N&W Shenandoah District.
Splitting the former N&W CPLs
Passing the former N&W CPL signal at Vaughn on its way south in the Shenandoah Valley
The Norfolk and Western CPL shows a clear indication for a southbound as a car approaches from teh east on Vaughn Summit Road to help illuminate the scene a... (more)
"THREE OF A KIND AT NIGHT"
A night variation of a PREVIOUS PHOTO that I took a few weeks prior. Su... (more)
"VAUGHN SUMMIT"15T approaches the summit of the grade between Front Royal and Shenandoah, VA at "Summit": where Vaughn Summit Road crosses just north of the interlocking for the siding.... (more)
"THREE OF A KIND"
Not many places one can photograph an N&W CPL signal, a full code line complete with wires and of course, a crossing gate. This is the case at Summit on the old Shena... (more)
NS 37Q rolls southbound on the NS Hagerstown District, approaching Vaughn Summit Road and the start of another siding at the "Summit" signals.