King of the Night:
NS 1181 leads manifest 13Z southbound through the N&W CPLs in Vesuvius, Virginia that are due to all be taken down within the next year.
The Conrail heritage unit leads NS 12Z north by the CPL at control point PKIN in Vesuvius, VA.
The Conrail heritage unit leads NS 12Z north by the CPL in Vesuvius, VA.
A heavy 11Z descends past the former Norfolk and Western Signals at Pkin. The H Line still has multiple sets of CPL signals guarding the sidings along the line.
NS 202 swings onto the double track at CP Vesuvius for a meet with 15T.
NS 1067 heads out of the siding onto the mainline at CP Vesuvius after having just met a northbound 12Z in the double track. Here, the train splits the N&W signals to head sout... (more)
With paint so fresh you can still smell it, the Reading heritage unit rolls south on the Roanoke district at control point PKIN with train 11Z.
NS 1072, the Illinois Terminal heritage unit, heads south through the old N&W signals at control point Pkin, located about 15 miles south of Stuarts Draft, VA. Seen in the backgroun... (more)
Norfolk Southern 12Z is climbing up the NS Roanoke District out of Roanoke on its way to Shenandoah, Virginia. At Vesuvius, VA - the northbound navigates a series of curves that allow northbound t... (more)
Having snowed enough the night before to give everything a nice coating, 11Z glides past the N&W CPL's at Pkin.
Coal empties throttle up and leave the double-track of Vesuvius, splitting the classic N&W signals that still guard this line for now...with the clock ticking.
Coal loads from Shire Oaks, PA head south through the scenic Shenandoah River valley of Norfolk Southern's Roanoke District. The train is passing the iconic N&W position light signals south of the... (more)
The read DPU on NS 776 slides past the CPL at control point Midvale on the Roanoke district.
AC44C6M 4083 serves as rear DPU on NS 776 as it passes by the CPL at control point PKIN on the Roanoke district.
The first ES44AC on the Norfolk Southern roster leads domestic coal train NS 776 south through Vesuvius, Va on the Roanoke district.