The Southern 630 returns east to Roanoke passing through the small community of Vicker.
Thirty years after the Norfolk & Western became part of the Norfolk Southern, its image lives on. For that matter, diesels notwithstanding, this is still a "whistle" post.
A trainman carries an EOT out to SD40-2 6078 and pays little attention to the Jolly Green flying overhead.
A high-hood GP40 and a pair of slugs switch in Roanoke.
Looking at the column of smoke makes you wonder if steam is still present...
Late day westbound 25Q hauls stacks towards Crewe.
A single SD40-2 pulls a well-worn caboose through Roanoke.
A loaded coal train nears the end of the journey as crosses the eastern branch of the Elizabeth River.
NS 7541 flies solo as it guides an eastbound through the cut at Ingleside. The I18 is an extra section of 218.
NS train 058 heads from Bluefield to Roanoke with a single UP unit pulling 41 flat cars containing a total of 205 HUMVEE's. Note the touch-up paint on the UP 7535. The name is now "Union Paci"
NS 23G passes through Marion on its way from Bristol to Roanoke.