Clear air is for wimps! Real men like their oxygen with a little TEXTURE. Anyway, if all else fails blame it on them furriners.
NS 8100 (Nickel Plate Road) leads a northbound mixed freight past the restored station in Luray on a frigid morning in the Shenandoah Valley. #716
NS train 16T goes into the siding at Vaughn Summit to meet train 15T. #716
NS train 16T begins it's journey north with some foreign power in the lead. #716
NS train 16T glides over the high trestle at Compton with a large cut of Amtrak hoppers. #716
NS train 16T makes a quick eastbound move before continuing north across the bridge at Riverton Junction with a large cut of brand new Amtrak hoppers. #716
East of Marion the railroad squiggles through a series of short curves, apparently to avoid sinkholes, slowing down the trains and giving some good sun angles. After a chase from Abingdon, at las... (more)
The headlights of NS train 16T pierce through the night sky while it idles short of the signal at Glasgow waiting for the southbound NS train 201 to take the siding.
NS train 16T crosses a location made famous O. Winston Link on a beautiful morning in the Shenandoah Valley. #716
NS train 16T wakes up the small town of Stanley, VA on a beautiful morning in the Shenandoah Valley. #716
NS 4097 leads a massive northbound 16T.
A short on time NS 16T enters Shenandoah yard after it broke a hose just south of Elkton, Virginia.
It's summertime in Virginia as an evening thunderstorm is getting to pass the Blue Ridge mountains. NS 16T comes north with four motors.
Passing a small pond.
NS 16T clears the crossing at Mt. Carmel Road with the Pennsy heritage unit in tow.