Seven of Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line’s fifteen SW1200’s are on the engine house leads at Portsmouth, Virginia.
Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line SW1200 111 is at the road’s engine terminal in Sewell’s Point, Virginia. Bicentennial unit 101 is under the sanding tower in the background... (more)
Two of Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line’s fifteen SW 1200’s spend the weekend at Sewell’s Point, Virginia.
Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line No. 5260 poses in the morning sunlight as it sits at the NPBL Berkley yard office. In the background, the Jordan Bridge stretches out across the Elizabeth River. ... (more)
Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line SW1200 111 stands in fresh paint at the road’s engine facility at Sewell’s Point, Virginia.
A pair of NPBL SW1200s working at Portsmouth in March 1975
Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line’s bicentennial SW1200 spends the weekend at the road’s Sewell’s Point servicing facility.
A fairly unusual sight in this area, a 4-axle EMD sits in the bright morning light near the Gainesville depot. The unique GP38-2 is leased to the Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line, a jointly owned Cl... (more)
Southern heritage, for sure. At the time, this end of the yard was bustling with locals and outbound trains, not storage cars/locomotives.
With the weekend's 611 runs complete, several coaches are heading east to Lynchburg.
Becoming all but a rarity in modern times, an end-cab switcher sits as the yard power for Radford yard. This is the only SW1500 owned by NPBL and it does not have ditch lights.
NS P61 arrives into Statesville in golden afternoon light, passing a long abandoned freight shed.
NS road local P61 screams through the roller coaster at Elmwood with a NPBL geep on the point.
A Norfolk, Portsmouth, & Belt Line lettered geep leads Linwood-Oyama road local P61 through the signals at West Barber on a beautiful Spring-like day in the Piedmont.
The Salisbury Job shoves north past the Spanish mission styled Salisbury passenger depot. The Southern cantilever signal is on borrowed time, as a replacement signal awaits installation.