Two brand new AC44C6M rebuilds pull NS 776 southbound at the CPL's in Vesuvius, Va.
An SD70ACe leads NS 780 southbound on the Shenendoah Valley line at CP Pkin in Vesuivius, Va.
Mixed freight 15T heads south for Roanoke as it passes the classic N&W CPL's at Pkin on a frigid afternoon.
In the footsteps of Link. Only feet from where O. Winston Link took his photograph "Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)Location: Vesuvius, Virginia, USALocomotive #: NS 9624Train ID: NS 16TPhoto Date: July 14, 2013
Thirty years after the Norfolk & Western became part of the Norfolk Southern, its image lives on. For that matter, diesels notwithstanding, this is still a "whistle" post.
The Lima Berkshire whistles for a crossing in an autumn setting not far from the excursion destination of Shenandoah, VA.
With the head-end passing the general store made famous in a night photo by O. Winston Link, a Southern 4501 special rolls through the siding enroute to Shenandoah with an open-air car full of con... (more)
You've got to go to the Link Museum in Roanoke now to see the gravity-feed gasoline pump that once stood near here
Passing famous "O. Winston Link" gravity-feed gasoline pump (left, closest to sign)
Top hat NS 8811 leads 456 northbound on the Roanoke District at Vesuvius.
Wings, flags and flares (UP 5108) trail a couple catfish on 15T southbound at Vesuvius on the Roanoke District.
NS 15T is often good for some foreign power. Here, a colorful 15T sports BNSF 968 in Heritage I paint.
A pair of EMDs push on the rear of NS coal train 840 at Vesuvius.