Norfolk Southern AC44C6M #4093 along with three other units blast their exhaust through Shawsville, Virginia as seen from the John Farm cemetery on May 2, 2020.
Almost to the top...NS 8727 leads a local freight train westbound up the eastern side of the famous Blue Ridge Grade heading for Roanoke.
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway #5828 and #614 on display at the C&O Railway Heritage Center. The EMD GP7 was built in 1952 by Electro-Motive Diesel. The J3a Greenbrier was built in 1948 by Lima Locom... (more)
NW 8041 leads an empty hopper train westbound through Webster, VA.
NS 9722 leads an eight unit lash-up westbound through downtown Roanoke with an empty hopper train. The auto-rack train on the adjacent track is headed northbound up the Shenandoah line.
With the recent changes to call times, NS 195 is now a day train for the most part in the Christiansburg District. Here it's seen passing west through Shawsville, Va.
An empty rock train thunders up grade in Shawsville, Va with a dash 9 on point.
NS 22A heads west through Wabun, Va on the Christiansburg district.
Norfolk Southern #4173, hauling intermodals bound for Bluefield WV and all points west, climbs the Christiansburg Mountain grade near Shawsville, VA on May 2, 2020 on NS' Christiansburg Division.
Norfolk Southern #4173 grinds up-grade at Shawsville, Virginia on May 2, 2020. NS #4173 is an AC44C6M. AC44C6Ms were developed by rebuilding former NS Dash 9-40C units with AC traction motors and ... (more)
Amtrak Train #66 from Newport News (VA) to Richmond Main Street Station (VA), Washington D. C., and then to Boston (MA), makes a station stop in Williamsburg, VA.
To end our day traveling west into Pocahontas country we catch NS 7528 again, this time on the Christiansburg Division, haulin' the mail east to Roanoke, VA near Rich Creek, VA.
NS 15T (Enola, PA - Irondale, AL) southbound between Waynesboro and Russell.
A dash-9 leads empty coal loads, NS 813, out of Montgomery tunnel as a steady rain falls.
CP Royal Hudson 2839 is on it's first Southern Railway excursion, which was a 3-day run from Alexandria to the SR Steam shop in Birmingham.