NS 955 pounds through Troutville, Va with NS 9214 escorting the 611 on the move to Strasburg, Pa. First time ever running the H-line also known as the Valley line.
On August 19, the Virginia Museum of Transportation’s 4-8-4 steam locomotive, N&W 611, began its trek to Strasburg, PA, behind NS C40-9W 9214. The 611 and support equipment were supposed to be in... (more)
The 1218 is northbound on the Shenandoah Valley Line on a circle trip from Roanoke to Balcony Falls on the C&O, down the James River Line to Lynchburg, and back to Roanoke over Blue Ridge. Moment... (more)
BNSF 4337, BNSF 6985 and NS 6508 split the CPLs at Troutville, VA. Much like the colorful leaves, these signals will soon fall.
Northbound through Troutville up the valley with a little bit of everything possible - units of NW, NS, SOU, and CR heritage: 6166 (NW SD40-2), 3551 (NS B32-8), 5124 (SOU GP38-2), 3407 (CR SD40-2)... (more)
Northbound at "Kinsey" with a pair of 4-axles (3544 and 5116).
Recently renumbered NS B32-8's 565 and 549 lug a cut of cement hoppers over the trestle near Troutville, VA to a cement plant in Buchanan, VA
NS ES40DC 7638, SD70M 2603 and CW40-9 9045 bring an intermodal train over the trestle near Troutville, VA
NS's 30th anniversary GP30 special poses for photos on the tall bridge at Troutville on its way north to Solitude. Big thanks to NS for running this train and celebrating their history.
Nickel Plate Road S-2 2-8-4 759 soars above a small valley near Troutville enroute to Shenandoah.
NS 202 heads north through Troutville as it begins its journey up the Shenandoah Valley.
NS 8761 and 9648 lead a mixed freight over the massive trestle near Troutville, VA. Several homes are in the immediate area.
202 crosses I nice bridge just North of Troutville