Passing through the remains of the Southern yard at Monroe, Virginia, N&W 1218 pulls some Roanoke=bound freight.
The mighty 1218 has a clean stack as it rolls south on the old Southern Railway mainline. Note the fans cramming the Dutch doors.
A Southern pig train is seen rolling southbound through Monroe, Virginia with three GP50’s for power. Within a few years, the yard at Monroe would be abandoned, and most tracks other than the two ... (more)
A Southern Railway U30B provides visual evidence of its movement as it switches cars in the yard at Monroe, Virginia.
A B23-7 drills the Southern Railway yard in Monroe, Virginia. The grass growing in the yard tracks is a good indicator that this yard’s future is in jeopardy. Today, a single-track main line and o... (more)
Southern Railway wrecker 903018 rests in the yard in Monroe, Virginia. This appears to be a classic Industrial Brownhoist crane that was given a new cab and machinery enclosure by the Southern.
Amtrak 20 glides through Monroe, VA where the Southern once had a depot, yard, roundhouse, and wye. All that remains is the single track mainline that the Crescent still traverses daily, now behin... (more)
Amtrak's Bloody Nose Phase 1 heritage unit leads the Crescent north on a beautiful morning in central Virginia.
"Bending the iron" at Monroe, when there was a yard there
The "Birmingham Special" is braking for its stop at Monroe
Southbound manifest meets the northbound "Birmingham Special", as both change crews at this division point.
Crew change at Monroe
The southbound mail finishing its run on the Washington Division on a gloomy January day.