After turning west in Deshler, a freight train accelerates out of town as a cold dawn breaks.
A lengthy freight turns south and past the partially frozen Deshler reservoir.
A loaded ethanol train crests the hill at North Botkins.
The Geometry train runs south through a section of trackage that retains all of its NYC heritage just outside of Leonardsburg. Today's train had to run through all the sidings on the line and had ... (more)
A southbound loaded ethanol train slows for the Lima yard limits and a crew change while a B&O cantilever and dwarf continue to stand guard.
The daily local reverses by the signal at "Arcadia" to tie onto its train for a run back south to Roanoke.
A southbound freight leans off the main onto track 1 as it prepares to meet a northbound at "Swanders."
After waiting in the siding for a northbound to clear, a southbound freight gets back under way through the iconic scene in Tipp City.
Eastbound coal loads catch a pocket of sunshine as they wind along the James River. A control point box can be seen mounted on stilts to prevent damage whenever the river floods.
Local V81 catches the last rays of sun as it accelerates home to Roanoke after working the industry in Buchanan. Traffic on this line is scarce, but there is a plethora of N&W CPLs to be had like ... (more)
Fall colors are nearing peak along the James River as an oddball move makes its way east through "Lyle".
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).
The Burt Line's daily southbound freight train knocks down the signals at "South Edison".
An eastbound unit grain train passes underneath the cantilever at "West Baring".
On the final day of July 2019 the Conrail heritage unit led a westbound loaded coal train over a classic former Conrail line. Here it is seen passing the iconic signals at "North Robinson&quo... (more)