Class Y6a #2169 goes for a spin at Shaffers Crossing.
Y4 #2084 gets hostled at the Schaffers Crossing engine terminal.
In commemoration of his 800th photo accepted to the RP.net database, John presents doubleheaded Y6b class #2176 crossing over in front of his camera. Note the impressed onlookers across the track... (more)
N&W Y6 2149 at Roanoke...Photo by Bob Drake, collection of Tom Sink.
N&W Y6a #2170 resting between trips at Roanoke, VA in this 1957 winter scene. Photo by Bob Drake, collection of Tom Sink.
N&W 2135 resting between assignments at Roanoke, VA || February 1957 Photo by Bob Drake, collection of Tom Sink.
N&W Y3 class 2-8-8-2 #2045 awaiting its next work in Roanoke, September 1954 Photo by Bob Drake, Tom Sink Collection.
N&W Y6a 2157 hustles upgrade at Blue Ridge on a light engine move.
N&W Y6a 1258 and class A 1221 have crested the Blue Ridge grade with eastbound coal and are rolling downgrade at Villamont in the morning.
N&W Y6b 2179 is running light eastbound early in the morning at Blue Ridge.
N&W Y6 2142 leaves Blue Ridge with the eastbound local freight after switching the stone crusher there.
Y6a 2167 pushes hard on the wood-sheathed caboose of a coal drag pulled by a single Y6, number 2152.
Y6 2150 on the local freight from Roanoke steams under the small road bridge near the summit of the Blue Ridge grade.
The late afternoon light illuminates the details of Y6a 2167 as it awaits another eastbound freight to push up the Blue Ridge grade.