Beautifully restored N&W 522 shines in the morning light at the Oak Ridge facility. Photo taken with permission.
It's the evening of the annual Rail Days event at the North Carolina Transportation Museum where R.E.P Productions conducted a evening photo charter with a Southern and N&W GP30.
NS's 30th anniversary GP30 special passes through the famous photo spot at Arcadia/Solitude on its way north on the former N&W.
Virginia Museum of Transportation
NW 522 eases off the turntable under the watchful eyes of the museum volunteers.
"The Merger" The crews of NW 522 and SOU 2601 recount the day's events following the merger.
The crew of the NW 522 looks on as another GP30 from the competition looks on in the background, shortly before the 2 railroads would merge to form Norfolk Southern. Night photo shoot at NCTM's... (more)
Crews exchange operating information before boarding their train under a full moon.
"Shift Change" The shadows creep towards NW 522 as the Conductor works to position the GP30 for the next crew.
Nice n shiny, some of the paint was still wet!
During its repaint, 522 is temporarily a semi-skunk while it gets its lettering.
Roanoke Chapter, NRHS, GP30 522 and NS 5079 ease back to a coupling with Roanoke Chapter toolcar and Caboose prior to departure for display date at the Appomattox, VA, Railroad Festival.
Roanoke Chapter, NRHS, rolling stock with NS 5079 (just in case) roll eastbound through Villamont en route to an equipment display engagement in Appomattox, VA for their Railroad festival. A slig... (more)
Roanoke Chapter, NRHS, rolling stock and NS 5079 (just in case) roll eastbound across the Cotton Milll Trestle en route to Appomattox, VA for their annual Railroad Festival weekend.