Round two of this heritage duo, this time under rainy conditions. NS 757 rolls west through Shawsville on slippery rails with the Nickel Plate and Penn Central heritage units up front.
The NS 4001 and NS 4000 "DC to AC" units lead the NS 757 north to Roanoke on the return trip from the first revenue run of these units to Belews Creek Steam Station. The Winston-Salem Di... (more)
The Erie heritage unit, with three other units behind it, bring an empty hopper train northbound on the Winston Salem District (aka "the Vine") in Cave Spring, Va in rainy conditions.
I miss seeing an NS standard cab SD70 leading a train, I think most of us do, but I have to admit that the new SD70ACC rebuilds look quite nice. Here SD70ACC #1812 (former SD70 #2530) leads NS 757... (more)
The first ET44AC delivered to Norfolk Southern, #3600, is seen here leading NS 757 westbound in Shawsville, Va.
757 crawls up the grade into Martinsville after stopping to wait for a clear signal at R68.5.
The NS 4001 and NS 4000 "DC to AC" units add color to a drab scene of decommissioned power as they lead the NS 757 into the West Yard in Roanoke returning from the first revenue run of t... (more)
757 approaching Payne yard in Fieldale with 105 empty hoppers and extra power. All but two of the units will be removed in Roanoke to be re-assigned.
NS 757 just north of the Martinsville signal passing the former location of the W.M. Bassett Furniture plant on Rives Road. The "blue twins" were still coupled up and operating together ... (more)
The NS 4001 and NS 4000 "DC to AC" units lead the NS 757 north to Roanoke on the return trip from the first revenue run of these units to Belews Creek Steam Station. The Winston-Salem District was... (more)
MTY belews creek coal train at Price, at the NC/VA state line.
A well anticipated empty coal train 757 from the Belews Creek Duke Power plant rounds the s-curve in Madison with the two blue twins trailing.
NW 611 comes out of the tunnel just west of Old Fort Station.