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.
NS 16T travels across the high bridge after 8 inches fell the previous day.
NS 16T approaches the final detector before it's crew change in Shenandoah.
NS 16T continues north after meeting 201. The farm fields in the foreground contain small lakes after the wettest year on record in Virginia.
NS 16T approaches the signals at Lynnwood.
NS16T continues north in the first significant snowfall of the season for the Shenandoah Valley.
NS16T begins the journey north just as old man winter starts to put down some snow!