After working the yard in Radford, NS 126 ducks under the old N&W coaling tower at Vicker with a trio of GE locomotives screaming as they start up the long, 1% grade to Christiansburg.
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 passing under the coaling tower in Vicker on the Memorial Day morning trip back to Roanoke
After turning its train on the wye at Walton, Norfolk & Western 611 charges upgrade under the coaling tower at Vicker, Virginia with the morning excursion in tow bound for Roanoke.
The Eastbound "Pocahontas" passes under the coaling tower at Vicker on the way back to Roanoke.
The J storms eastbound under the coaling tower at Vicker on its morning return trip to Roanoke from Walton.
Nickel Plate 587 and N&W 611 are rolling east through Vicker, VA. Next stop Roanoke.
NS 37Q breaks the stillness of the freezing night air as he glides his way westbound toward Radford.
The Pelican with N&W J Class 611 at the front passes the former Norfolk and Western Railroad Coaling tower site at Vicker just west of Christiansburg, VA on Saturday May 7th, 2016.
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 heading back to Roanoke under the coaling tower at Vicker, VA
Steam Under the Coaling Tower
The Pelican excursion eases under the coaling tower along the NS Christiasburg district as N&W 611 heads for the wye just east of here. There the ... (more)
All kinds of unbelievable sights on this particular weekend.
The Pelican is seen steaming its way under the Vicker Coaling Tower as it heads back east to Roanoke.
Surrounded by the lush greens of spring leaves, Norfolk and Western Class J #611 is working upgrade at the classic coaling tower in Vicker, Va. with the eastbound 'Pelican.'
Having just turned the wye at Walton, the 956 heads back towards Roanoke, passing under the old N&W era coaling tower at Vicker.
The Queen of Steam
Norfolk & Western Class J 611 puts on an impressive show as it ducks under the coaling tower in Vicker, VA. After resting dormant for years, this old beast h... (more)