Definitely a historical shot here, with telegraph poles and a classic N&W CPL, seen standing guard at Stone's Mill as westbound 165 eases by.
NS 134 eases through the east end of the Bristol Yard as it makes its maiden voyage on the Bristol Line, having been rerouted from the downgraded S-Line out of Asheville.
As the day comes to an end, NS 201 glides by the CPL at Shuleen (still standing, for now!) as it continues west into the sunset.
Better get those CPLs while they're still standing!
With work beginning the previous week for what is believed to be replacement of the old N&W CPL signals at Marion and Shuleen, on the NS Pul... (more)
In a rare "over/under" the N&W 611 begins it's charge up the Christiansburg Grade, passing under the Ex-Virginian Whitethorn District, which is occuped by a coal train, carrying black di... (more)
NS 8025 leads "rack-'n-stack" 23G, seen here blasting off under the signal at Glade Spring after a meet with the 179, which was rerouted due to a coal train derailment in Spring City, TN... (more)
In its first daylight appearance in recent memory, the Monongahela Heritage Unit completes the grade through Jesse's Cut into Marion. Seen here gliding under the now-closed McMullin bridge, just w... (more)
The Illinois Terminal heritage unit leads a late 15T past the old, dilapidated depot in the community of Limestone, TN
After nearly 12 hours of delays waiting on eastbound trains, and dropping of a car in Bristol with a sticking brake, 15T finally makes it out of Virginia and into the hands of Knoxville's East End... (more)
After the fanfare of the 611 chase, and after being caught with dragging equipment, 15T finally rounds the bend at Plum Creek just east of Radford Yard. To make a bad day worse, this train would b... (more)
A LORAM RG-401 grinds the rail between Riverside and Wabun on the Whitethorn District, working its way into Roanoke
Spring is begging to emerge in the Roanoke Valley as NS 8128 leads coal train 746 out the east portal of Slate Hill Tunnel on the NS Whitethorn District.
Empty autorack train 27V glides down the grade into Marion, seen here in the community of Atkins in Southwest Virginia.
NS 8101 catches a break in the torrential downpours that defined today's visit to the NS Pulaski District. Seen here crossing the Middle Fork of the Holston River just east of Chilhowie, VA.
The New York Central heritage unit makes its first appearance on the Pulaski District in nearly a year as the lead unit on 38Q.