Westbound intermodal train 29G (Norfolk, VA to Detroit, MI) climbs the grade at Gumwood Lane in Wabun next to a freshly hayed farm field.
Running on home rails, N&W 611 is almost home as she blasts through Wabun, VA with a Roanoke to Walton R/T.
The Pelican Crosses the Roanoke River
Under heavy rainfall the Westbound Pelican excursion pulled by N&W 611 crosses the Roanoke River on its return run to Roanoke. This was th... (more)
N&W 611 crosses the Roanoke River near Wabun, VA on it's way back to Roanoke for the last excursion of the weekend
OVER/UNDER FEATURING THE "QUEEN OF STEAM"!
A few lucky photographers got the opportunity to catch a very special moment while photographing the N&W 611. While waiting for the "J" to make... (more)
A Blast from the Past
Norfolk & Western's venerable J-class No. 611 leads "the Pelican" through Wabun, VA on native rails ducking the still active ROW of the former Virginian on... (more)
The Norfolk Southern Research Train passes Gumwood Lane in Wabun after the NW 611 made her final run from Walton to Roanoke for the weekend.
Coasting down the Christianburg Grade with the "Pelican" in tow, 611 nears Roanoke after her first day of trips.
Crossing the Roanoke river near Wabun, Va., Norfolk & Western J-Class No. 611 leads its final excursion of the weekend back east toward Roanoke from Salem on original Norfolk & Western mainline. I... (more)
Westbound 957 passes under the ex-Virginian Whitethorne District at Wabun, on the Westbound portion of the afternoon trip to Walton.
The LORAM rail grinder works along Norfolk Southern's Whitethorne District making several passes along the mainline grinding the rails on a beautiful spring afternoon.
N&W J 611 blasts west through the out skirts of Salem, VA in Wabun, Va on its way to Walton, VA where they will turn on the wye to return to Roanoke, VA.
Our last shot of the Fourth of July Weekend, N&W J Class 611 walks across a former N&W bridge in Wabun, Virginia on her way back home to Roanoke.
After changing crews in Roanoke Yard, NS manifest train 189 continues its westbound journey as it curves through Wabun, Virginia on the former Norfolk and Western Railway.
Adding some color to the bland fall foliage season that was Fall 2013, a BNSF Heritage 1 painted CW44-9 1077 and a CSX SD70MAC lead a mixed freight near Wabun, VA