Back on home rails, LA&L 418 heads south after picking up cars from CSX and R&S in Rochester. LA&L 418 started life as NKP 865. Later became N&W 2865, ONCT 86, ONCT 418 and now LA&L 418.
NF&D 2 @ Emporia, VA || July 1972
Southbound after making station stop at Saratoga Springs. At this time RS-36s and RS-11s were assigned along with PAs on the Adirondacks.
NF&D Alco RS-36 No. 2 was fresh in off a run from Danville when it was being serviced at Lawrenceville, VA on March 26, 1977. The locomotive sanding operation on the NF&D was an exercise in physi... (more)
We were in Lawrenceville, VA on March 26, 1977. Spring had started to arrive in Southside Virginia and NF&D's freight train from Danville had arrived, yarded its train, and was putting the engine... (more)
Norfolk Franklin & Danville eastbound train picking up orders at Clarksville, VA in the summer of 1970. That is the photographer's 1962 Chevy in the foreground.
Ken and Victor, two of my college railfan buddies on maybe the last trip together before we have to enter the working world and part on our separate ways This train has great power up front, an RS... (more)
NF&D local power arriving at Lawrenceville, VA from Danville in July 1970.
NF&D Alcos switching at Lawrenceville, VA in the summer of 1970.
D&H RS-36 #5017 switching cars at Oneida, NY in 1974.
Norfolk Franklin & Danville RS-36 #1 and RS11 #201 at Lawrenceville, VA in 1970.
NF&D RS-36 #2 sits outside the roundhouse at Lambert's Point.
Ontario Central 418 basking in the early evening sun outside the Livonia Avon & Lakeville shops
Old old teams with new old. The D&H Alco had been operating on this railroad since 1963. In 1991 it is being joined by CP MLW RS-23 #8028 from the new owner of the D&H. The pair is covering switch... (more)