A southbound freight passes the former Norfolk & Western depot at Abingdon. The house on the hill once housed railroad workers.
If you believe the Rev. W. Awdry's theory that locomotives can talk to each other, I'm sure the conversation between 4001 and 1036 and passing trains on the main line is rather entertaining! Wait... (more)
Usually locomotives stay on the rails and pull trains, earning revenue for their owners. Sometimes, they try to leave their steel lifelines and explore the world of farming. Consequently, locomo... (more)
Looking rather worse for wear, the fireman's side of NS 1036 bears the scars of a derailment caused by a sun kink. Now sitting upright in a farmer's field, 1036 awaits a return to the rails for a... (more)
On a sunny and clear National Train Day 2015, the rest of the train is still pulling out of the yard as 1036 clears the crossing by milepost 6.7 leading NS 746 southbound towards Belews Creek, NC
An SD70ACe breaks the norm on today's westbound 21M, seen from the route 53 bridge in Cresson. On normal days, this train is powered by a trio of dash-9s, so this was a rather nice treat to end an... (more)
A quartet of Norfolk Southern power westbound led by an SD70ACe