RailPictures.Net Photo: N&W 920 Norfolk & Western EMD GP18 at Roanoke, Virginia by Chris Egghart
 
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Norfolk & Western (more..)
EMD GP18 (more..)
Former Virginian at Winston Salem line crossing (more..)
Roanoke, Virginia, USA (more..)
April, 1983
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
N&W 920 (more..)
Unknown
Chris Egghart (more..)
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After having lugged a heavy coal train from Bluefield and uncoupling, GP18 910 bangs across the diamond heading for the Roanoke engine terminal on a drizzly April afternoon. Perhaps only on the N&W would one see an aging four axle road switcher lead a a trio of younger, bigger, stronger six axle units on the main line. The crossing is the Ex-Virginian and the N&W to Winston Salem. Just visible along the right side of Winston Salem line are the "Lost Engines of Roanoke" which against all odds have now found preservation homes.
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