A quiet evening in Rural Hall, North Carolina finds Yadkin Valley 9548 under the early evening stars.
YV2 has almost reached the crest of the grade in downtown tobaccoville as his 3 veteran EMD workhorses lug their 45 car train toward Winston-Salem.
YVRR 9628 sits in the Donnaha, NC, service yard with a door open and a shotgun pattern up high on her side, courtesy of some thoughtless vandals. YVRR is a subsidiary of Gulf & Ohio and moves aro... (more)
Just after sunrise Yadkin Valley Railroad train #1 arrives into the small community of Siloam, NC preparing to make a quick set off of covered hoppers in the pass track before continuing westward ... (more)
Warmer temperatures and cool nights bring about very thick fog in the Yadkin River valley. YV1 exits a rural section of trackage into a fertile river bottom filled with corn that is only a few day... (more)
Yadkin Valley 201 and 204 are in-transit as they pass thru Gillette, WY in May of 1990.
Under a blanket of low hanging clouds. A mid day westbound on the Yadkin Valley Railroad heads towards the turning point of Elkin, NC. Movements through this portion of the YVRR westbound around t... (more)
YVRR train YV2 heads back eastbound toward the Winston-Salem, NC interchange with Norfolk Southern.
Freshly painted Yadkin Valley GP9 #205 at Rural Hall, NC || June 1985
Yadkin Valley 205 resting at Rural Hall, NC || Feb. 1992
The eastbound YV road train slowly rolls through the farmland surrounding the Yadkin River as a farmer works a field in his John Deer.
Departing downtown Elkin eastbound, where the Elkin & Allegheny once left the Southern and travel through the hills towards the VA state line.
As they pass over Big Elkin Creek, the crew of YV02 hands off their car listing to the YV01 crew on the ground who will soon take over this consist for its continued trip east to Winston-Salem.
Almost at the end of their day, the YV02 crew passes the 1880 depot (now home to a small museum) a few miles from their destination of the NS Winston-Salem yard. Rural hall was once a junction bet... (more)