A sign of the times, dozens of locomotives are sitting in Roanoke yard sidelined. Between the implementation of precision scheduled railroading and the decrease in traffic from COVID 19, the amoun... (more)
Amtrak Regional train 156 is seen departing Roanoke and passing the old N&W East End Locomotive Shops.
Amtrak Northeast Regional number 156 waits for passengers at the platform in Roanoke, VA before beginning its journey north on June 21, 2020.
Early on the morning of June 21, 2020, a single SD60E pushes a couple of cars and a caboose backward towards the yard in Roanoke, VA.
Under a colorful sky, a manifest freight train departs the yard at Roanoke and rolls past the Amtrak depot on the evening of June 20, 2020.
Having just turned their train on the wye, the warehouse local heads for the Coca-Cola plant in Roanoke, VA on the evening of June 20, 2020.
Beneath partly cloudy skies, a manifest freight train rolls past the Amtrak depot in Roanoke, VA on June 20, 2020.
A pair of EMD units lead a local train through the crossovers at Randolph St in Roanoke, VA on a sunny June 20, 2020.
On a bright and warm June 20, 2020, intermodal train 217 rolls through Roanoke, VA shortly before stopping for a crew change.
With just a hint of daylight left in the sky, a lone C44-9W creeps by the Amtrak depot in Roanoke, VA while running long hood forward.
The original Norfolk Southern heritage unit leads NS 19M, the new 189, westbound into Roanoke for a crew change a to work the yard. It is passing what is left of the dead line. Now it mainly consi... (more)
NS 9722 leads an eight unit lash-up westbound through downtown Roanoke with an empty hopper train. The auto-rack train on the adjacent track is headed northbound up the Shenandoah line.
NS/Progress Rail PR43C's 4000, 4001, and 4300 gathered around the East End Shop's turntable while being tested in Roanoke, VA.