NS 18M switches from main 1 to 2 at control point Arthur in Shawsville, Va.
Three Southern Railway GP50’s wheel a southbound manifest through Faber, Virginia. Although GP50’s had been around for close to two years, they did not sell in the northeast, and this was my first... (more)
NS train 18T clears the crosses the bridge at Compton and continues its journey north. You could almost smell the paint on the third engine (NS 4430) even from where I was standing. Social distanc... (more)
NS train 18T clears the signal at Riverton Junction and sweeps its way north over the Shenandoah River. You could almost smell the paint on the third engine (NS 4430) even from where I was standin... (more)
Even with the days of steam long gone there still is heavy tonnage moving over the former N&W Christiansburg Mountain Division near Shawsville, VA.
A northbound Southern coal train is crossing the Tye River at Tye River, Virginia. Three SD40-2’s are approaching the site of the one-time interchange with the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway. The pho... (more)
SD70ACe #1210 leads NS 15T up Christiansburg grade in Shawsville, Va.
AC44C6M #4005 with a special paint scheme leads NS 16T down grade in Shawsville, Va on a beautiful spring evening.
NS 189 heads west through Shawsville, Va at "John Farm".
A tier 4 gevo leads NS 23G down grade in Shawsville, Va.
NS train 15T clears the signal at MP 88.5 and approaches the station while passing the Luray Fire Department - Company 1 on a sunny, but a windy afternoon in the Shenandoah Valley. #716
A Southern pig train is seen rolling southbound through Monroe, Virginia with three GP50’s for power. Within a few years, the yard at Monroe would be abandoned, and most tracks other than the two ... (more)
A brand new AC44C6M pulls NS 51X up grade at control point Arthur in Shawsville, Va.
An evening on the former N&W...
An eastbound freight rolls down Christiansburg Mountain and into Shawsville, VA as a day closes on the Christiansburg Mountain Division.
"Purple Mountain Majesties!" The redbud trees have sprung in Virginia as NS train 15T comes south on a beautiful spring day in the Shenandoah Valley. The Governor has recently encouraged... (more)