Cass Scenic Railroad Heisler #6 blows of steam after returning to Durbin Depot, with the first Durbin Rocket of the day. Autumn is evident as the foliage is beginning to turn.
Leading the Roanoke to Lynchburg round trip excursion The Powhatan Arrow, N&W 611 crests the famous Blue Ridge grade, the route she was built for.
611 bangs through the crossing at Concord, VA on her last leg of two round trips between Lynchburg and Petersburg, 06/13 & 06/14 2015. Soon she'll be tied down in Lynchburg for the night.
A WWII era technology passes a Civil War era technology. NW 611 arrives Petersburg, VA; completing the first leg of two roundtrips between Lynchburg and Petersburg.
After almost an hour delay for signal problems at Greenbay, NW 611 was flagged by the absolute and started east. They rounded the curve at restricted speed, called out a proceed indication and thr... (more)
N&W 611 runs east thru the sweeping curve at the hamlet of Evergreen, VA. All along her trip to Petersburg, residents of former railroad communities came out to watch.
N&W 611 runs on home rails for the first time in over a decade. She received a fresh crew in Lynchburg, and is headed through Forest on her way home to the Virginia Transportation Museum, Roanoke.... (more)
BNSF 4029 encountered a locked axle on the Arkansas City Sub main, shortly after departing Arkansas City, KS. The TWD at Hackney, KS caught the offender. The lead motors were cut away, so RJ Corma... (more)
Assigned to the Kansas City Terminal Ry, WAMX 1213 (xKCT 79), switches out Procter & Gamble, Kansas city, KS.
IAIS 6988 & 7081 backup under 24th street, along the Moline Great River Trail. After double heading a 6000 ton freight to Rock Island, the pair were split up for excursions to Silvis, IL and Walco... (more)
BNSF 4337, BNSF 6985 and NS 6508 split the CPLs at Troutville, VA. Much like the colorful leaves, these signals will soon fall.
On what will probably be one of the last good days of fall foliage, BNSF 6571 leads a colorful consist across the James River Trestle, as it departs Lynchburg, VA for New Jersey.