Fall has arrived in the Shenandoah Valley. NS train 18T rolls through the small town of Stanley as the morning fog burns off on a cold Saturday morning.
A late afternoon southbound coal train approaches Stanley, Virginia with 4 engines up front. Recently NS has gone to a 2 + 2 arrangement so this setup caught me off guard.
NS train 202 approaches Stanley, VA while passing Ed Good Park. The memorial in the foreground was built to honor those families displaced from Shenandoah National Park.
NS 202 approaches the 98.3 signal after it makes it's way across the high trestle at Dovel Hollow.
NS 3657 leads 3 other engines over the high trestle at Dovel Hollow on a clear Sunday afternoon.
NS train 746 asks for yard instructions as it approaches the final leg of it's journey.
NS 42K clears the classic N&W signal in Stanley, Virginia.
NS 42K rounds the bend at Cobblestone Lane (MP 100.1) on it's way to Harrisonburg, VA.
NS 15T approaches MP 100.1 on warm June afternoon along the H-line.
NS has recently added coal trains to the Shenandoah Valley circuit.
NS 202 makes an early morning appearance through Stanley, VA.
NS 16T travels across the high bridge after 8 inches fell the previous day.
NS16T continues north in the first significant snowfall of the season for the Shenandoah Valley.
NS16T begins the journey north just as old man winter starts to put down some snow!
NS 202 makes its way over the high trestle on a beautiful December afternoon.