Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation NW5 #4 hauls a string of tanker cars from the company plant at Saltville, Virginia, on April 8, 1971. #4 was one of only 13 NW5s produced by EMD from December o... (more)
Olin-Mathieson 2-8-0 #11 leads a short train at Saltville, VA in Sept. 1960. This engine is the oldest surviving Norfolk & Western locomotive which currently sits on static display in the Town of ... (more)
The ex-N&W engine was the primary power for The Olin-Mathieson Chemical Co. for many years before being retired in 1960. It is proudly displayed by the town under an illuminated protective shed ro... (more)
Olin Mathieson #3 working at Saltville, VA || October 1970
You never saw a more ragtag operation than this but it was fun for many. On special occasions ex-Olin Corporation #1 ran on the upper end of the isolated ex-NS branch with passenger cars converte... (more)
The bitter end. After a gypsum mine collapsed under a long stretch of the branch it was forever isolated. The FGE reefers long stored there were scrapped except for a couple converted to rudimen... (more)
Mathieson Chemical Corporations 2-8-0, shows off her newly completed cosmetic restoration. The 2-8-0 turned 117 years old in June, and is the oldest surviving N&W steam locomotive. She started as... (more)
Saltville RR #102 working at Saltville, March 1990.
Olin Matheison NW5 #4, originally built for the Fort Street Union Depot (Detroit) as #1 in 1947, works the plant in Saltville in October 1971. The following year the plant would close due to new E... (more)
Saltville No. 1 has an issue.
No. 11 is oldest surviving steam loco built in N&W Roanoke shops