Creeping into Carolina. The Norfolk & Western's daily mixed service on the Abingdon Branch gained the nickname "Virginia Creeper", after vine-like plant that is native to the regi... (more)
Tucked away in the small town of Coeburn Virginia, this old N&W dwarf signal appears to serve as the approach signal for the Toms Creek Branch's junction with the Clinch Valley Extension mainline.... (more)
The Ford Model A or the 4-8-0 M-Class steam locomotive with a mixed freight train, what is the fastest?
Strasburg's Rail Road ex-N&W #475 has been dressed up as Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 #382 f... (more)
An ancient Mollie at full gallop. In the last days of steam operation on the Norfolk & Western's Abingdon Branch, a fellow named Joe McNew was the regular Engineer on the daily run to West... (more)
Waiting for the train!
Strasburg's Rail Road ex-N&W # 475 has been dressed up as Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 # 382 for a Lerro Productions charter.
Early morning in Virginia in the 50s. A military man watches a passing mixed freight pulled by 4-8-0 # 382 on its way home.
Strasburg's Rail Road ex-N&W # 475 has been dressed up as Norfolk & We... (more)
Moonrise in Southern Virginia. Strasburg's Rail Road ex-N&W # 475 dressed up as Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 # 382 for a Lerro Productions charter.
A colorful evening on Abingdon Branch. Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 #382 (Strasburg's Rail Road ex-N&W #475) puts on a great show. A Lerro Productions charter.
"Sunset On The Abingdon Branch"
Strasburg's 475 dressed as N&W 382 for a Lerro Productions charter returns to the yard beneath an autumn sunset.
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N&W 611 is southbound crossing the bridge over the Dan River, approaching the former Southern Railway Danville Station to drop off the VA EMTs, and picking up the NC EMTs before continuing to Gree... (more)
Horses of Flesh and IronThe Abingdon Branch is noted for how little life seems to have changed over the last half century. Draft teams are still a common sight on farms along the V-... (more)
Pre-departure At BristolA lantern trail is left by the conductor walking train 201 as it prepares to depart the yard at Bristol, Virginia for Abingdon in the autumn of 1956. The loc... (more)
M Class comparison. Two of Norfolk & Western's numerous M Class 4-8-0s spend the cool autumn night outside an engine house in southern Virginia.
Thanks to a "pit crew" of abou... (more)
N&W 611 has just returned on the former Southern Railway's Crescent Route from Roanoke, VA with “The Roanoker,” southbound to Greensboro, NC over the Sycamore Creek Trestle.
N&W 611 has cleared the signal bridge, transferring from the Southern Railway's Crescent Route onto the former Virginian in Hurt, VA, on its way to Roanoke, VA with “The Roanoker.”