A single C6M serves as rear DPU to 12Z in Troutville, VA.
NS 12Z heads north on the Roanoke district over the trestle in Troutville, VA.
NS 4592 leads manifest train 12Z northbound through the heart of the Virginia countryside as the train knocks down the N&W CPLs at Arcadia, Virginia, that are due to be taken... (more)
UP 8022 brings up the rear of manifest 12Z through Waynesboro, Virginia, as it passes through the industrial center of the city and the target warehouse can be seen on the bottom r... (more)
The rumble of a passing freight interrupts the silence in the crop fields along the Norfolk Southern Lurgan Branch.
NS 12Z breaks the silence in the lower Shenandoah valley as it clears CP Lithia with the still clean looking Southern Heritage unit making an appearance. The switch is still guarded by the old N&... (more)
The Southern heritage unit leads manifest NS 12Z north on the Roanoke district by one of the surviving CPL’s along the line. NS is in the process of slowly replacing these.
With the shiny Southern heritage unit in the lead, NS 12Z passes by the CPL in Cloverdale Va on the Roanoke district.
The Southern heritage unit leads train 12Z through Arcadia, VA on a warm summer morning. The green of the engine blends pleasantly with the rolling hills of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
UP and Away:
NS 12Zs RDPU UP 5664 heads north through the old N&W CPLs at Lewis Run, Virginia, on a warm Sunday afternoon.
NS 12Z heads north past the old N&W CPL signals at Lithia, VA behind two Union Pacifics. The train is passing a siding, and the other set of CPLs guarding the north side of the CP can be seen on ... (more)
A KCS Southern Belle locomotive is the rear distributed power on a northbound train at The Iron Cross in Basic City.
NS 4530 leads NS 12Z north through the N&W CPLs in Arcadia, VA as the train continues its journey on old N&W territory on the Shenandoah Valley
The RDPU of NS 3611 passes the N&W CPL at Pkin, as the train continues its upgrade journey through the mountains of the Shenandoah valley.
An AC44C6M is in read DPU service as it shoves NS 12Z north through the CPL signal in Cloverdale, VA.