MP 2056 and MP 2053 lead three SP diesels and a Union Pacific train west through the Colton crossing. A lot has changed in this area since this photo was taken 33 years ago.
The Summerville Steam Special heads south between Lafayette & Trion.
Built in 1982 this 1500 hp ex Southern switcher basks in the late afternoon sunlight in the empty Walkertown Carlot Yard as it waits for the next autorack train from Roanoke, Va to be delivered.
Escalante Western Railway's trio of former B&O SD40's leads the morning empty hopper train east, away from the Escalante Generating Station near Prewitt, New Mexico.
NS 54W rolls past the historic Walkertown Depot with a load of grain cars for the Ingredion Plant in Winston-Salem.
NS P25 switches the Mocksville pass track before returning to Barber Junction.
HLCX SD40-2 6334 leads WSOR T1X west through Northbrook.
In Lamastre mallet steam locomotive 414 takes water and will be prepared for the return journey to Tournon.
A Lhoist aggregate train emerges from the tunnel at Westel on the way to the interchange with Norfolk Southern at Rockwood.
A southbound freight passes the former Norfolk & Western depot at Abingdon. The house on the hill once housed railroad workers.