A dash 9 pulls empty grain train NS 51X west through Shawsville, Va by some blooming Bradford Pear trees.
In some great evening sun and surrounded by beautiful fall colors, NS 51X slowly pulls into Bluefield yard with a dash-9 on point.
Just before the sun has risen over the mountain, NS 51X rumbles west through Shawsville, Va. The Southern heritage unit leads the train up grade with just that unit online.
And here is the same 51X as with the drone, now just shot with a camera from ground level.
Just a little elevation can make a big difference. Seen from a drone, NS 51X rumbles up grade in Shawsville, Va at "John Farm".
A brand new AC44C6M pulls NS 51X up grade at control point Arthur in Shawsville, Va.
With 611 done with its weekend excursions, a grain train appears in downtown Roanoke.