Virginia Southern GP-9 No. 618 (an ex-B&O unit) sports a new paint scheme at Keysville. The VS was Class lll short line railroad started in 1988 that was run by the North Carolina and Virginia RR ... (more)
Obviously ex-B&O, this old torpedo boat was probably 6618. Incidentally I rather like that glass over the headlights. Does anyone know the reason the always cash-strapped B&O would consider it n... (more)
Virginia Southern has another unit to tinker with. Im not sure who the original owner is yet. Canon EOS 50D
After working NS interchange at Burkville, the VS has returned to Keysville. They cut the train off about a mile outside of town to keep it off crossings. Canon EOS 50D
Just south of Meherrin the VS heads south back to Keysville with a cut of cars from the NS interchange at Burkville. Canon EOS 50D
The Virginia Southern heads out of Keysville towards the connection with NS at Burkeville where they will pick up coal loads for a steam plant in Clarksville.
Ex B&O "torpedo boat" unit orig. blt. w/ steam generator