With the Nickel Plate Road heritage unit in charge, NS 825 slowly pulls up Christiansburg grade. A 25MPH speed restriction is in place as ties and crossings in the area are replaced.
A long line of GE products leads NS 825 into Roanoke, Va.
SD70ACe #1044 leads NS 825 up Christiansburg grade in Shawsville, Va.
NS 825 slowly pulls westbound out of the yard in Roanoke at Control Point WB with an SD70ACe leading the way.
With maintenance holding all tracks ahead, hopper trains 825 (left, empty coal) and 41N (empty grain) are holding side by side in Burkeville while the MOW clears up the tracks.
NS ES44AC 8103 Norfolk & Western and NS SD70ACe 1067 Reading Lines heritage locomotives on westbound train 825 passing through Spout Spring.
The Norfolk and Western heritage locomotive leads westbound train 825 past the N&W color position light (CPL) signals at Bowler.
Pulling into the yard on Main 1, hopper train 825 features quite the consist, to include a UP SD70ACe, a couple of yard slugs, a Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line locomotive, and the Lehigh Valley Heri... (more)
As a mid August storm starts to roll in on the town of Norton, the Original Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit sits tied down at "Grave" at the helm of NS 825 bound for Andover on the former... (more)
A quiet night is disturbed as a empty coal train heads back to the coal fields of West Virginia as it splits the classic N&W CPL's at Ingleside.
The Pennsy heritage unit leads empty hopper train 825 out of Pembroke Tunnel, enroute to Bluefield and beyond for another load of coal. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information, visit more)
The New York Central heritage unit lead the Conrail heritage unit with an empty coal train Westbound through Sprigg.
Train 821 passes through downtown Roanoke with the NS 1074 on the point.
Spring has sprung on Christiansburg Mountain! With red buds in full bloom, NS 825 drags out of Montgomery Tunnel on a beautiful Spring afternoon.