NS 54T is just below the crest of Starkey Hill (southbound) with UP 3600 in command followed by an NS SD60 and GP38-2. The UP leader is UP how I like it: no flag and a red frame stripe. Now I'm th... (more)
NS 352 heads south on the Winston-Salem District during December 1997. In this scene the SD40-2/SD50/C30-7 consist is just over the crest of Starkey Hill at MP 11.
NS 195 heads north with empty racks from the car lot at Walkertown, NC. The excessive power (two C40-9s, C39-8, GP38AC, C36-7, and another C40-9) likely includes engines returning to Roanoke off a... (more)
A southbound coal trains crests Starkey Hill during the summer of 1997.
NS 758 is about to crest Starkey Hill as it heads south for Belews Creek, NC.
A going away shot of a test train on Starkey Hill. These two SD70s have just completed a test run south up the hill and are now being pulled back north by power on the other end of the train. The ... (more)
NS 352 heads south at Starkey with an SD60 (6604) leading an ex-NW GP38AC (4137) and an ex-SOU GP38 (2807).
A southbound crests the hill.
Southbound NS 758 stopped at Starkey. I can't rember the exact reason why they were stopped but it afforded some excellent photo opportunities.
NS 348 heads south at Starkey late in the afteroon.
NS 40R has just crested Starkey Hill on its way south toward Winston-Salem. The pusher units (symbol V41) split the old N&W signals at MP R11 in a wonderful scene complete with southwestern VA mou... (more)
NS 352 is just short of cresting Starkey Hill as it heads south with a C40-8/B23-7/C40-9W consist.
A Belews Creek coal train heads south at Starkey with a C36-7 and new C40-9W on the point.
Borrowed C&NW C44-9Ws (8601 + 8623) undergoing adhesion testing on NS's Starkey Hill in Roanoke. The barrells and hoses are for the "wet rail testing".
Three ex-SOU high hoods crest Starkey Hill as they lead a grain train south toward Winston-Salem, NC. Consist includes two SD40-2s (3279 and 3296) and an SD40 (3174).