Westbound near C.P. "Blake", NS 09N has nearly completed its AM run from Roanoke to Bluefield along the scenic Norfolk Southern Christiansburg District.
Amtrak on the N&W.. A westbound fall foliage excursion train from Roanoke catches the morning sun just east of Ingleside. The train, hosted by the Roanoke Chapter of the NRHS will lay over in Blue... (more)
The intermediate N&W CPL's stand tall, as the headlights of a Bluefield bound train silhouette the relics.
Westbound at Ingleside, NS 835 with an impressive lashup of 8 engines splits the N&W CPL's.
Eastbound loads snake through the S curve west of Oakvale.
NS 94V leans into the curve at Willowtown enroute to the former VGN east of Narrows.
Splitting the CPL's at Willowtown, NS 236 makes good time on her morning crew run from Bluefield to Roanoke.
Traveling through Ingleside, NS 186 heads for Roanoke with a mixed freight in tow.
With color rapidly changing on the Christiansburg District, NS 186 travels east through Ingleside.
Eastbound on the Christiansburg District, NS 188 splits the CPL's at Blake.
With fog on the ridge in the background, NS 820 catches a glimpse of the morning sun as it continues it's downhill run toward Narrows on the former N&W Christiansburg District.
Splitting the increasingly rare CPL's at Ada, NS 820 glides downhill through Ada, east of Bluefield.
Moonlit at Willowtown.. A westbound Bluefield manifest splits the CPL's at Willowtown.
Nearing the completion of it's morning run from Roanoke, NS 952 snakes through the S curve just east of CP "Blake".
With vivid colors indicating an approaching fall peak, NS 952 rumbles west through a scenic cut west of Oakvale, enroute to Bluefield, Williamson, and ultimately Portsmouth by evening.