Westbound intermodal NS 217 works up Christiansburg grade in Shawsville. You'll notice on the mountains in the background that the dust from Africa has made it's way into the area.
NS 194 rolls east through Glenvar, Va on the Whitethorne District with the Nickel Plate heritage unit leading.
NS 194 rushes east at control point Kumis on the Whitethorne District with the Nickel Plate heritage unit on point.
The Nickel Plate heritage unit leads NS 194 east through Ironto, Va on the Whitethorne District (Ex-Virginian).
A GE trio leads NS 17M by John Farm in Shawsville. The train is seen from the porch of the beautiful home up the hill that is currently for sale. It would be a great view for any train lover.
An ES40DC leads eastbound 16T down grade through Shawsville, Va.
With a pair of old paint dash-9's on point, NS 815 struggles up Christiansburg grade in Shawsville, Va.
And here is the same 51X as with the drone, now just shot with a camera from ground level.
Just a little elevation can make a big difference. Seen from a drone, NS 51X rumbles up grade in Shawsville, Va at "John Farm".
A pair of GE's provide end DPU power on eastbound NS 126.
Seen from a drone, NS 22A heads west through Shawsville, Va with an AC44C6M on point.
With a pair of ACe's leading for the second straight train in a row, NS 29G slowly climbs the grade in Shawsville, Va on the Christiansburg District.
A pair of ACe's hustle an empty coal train up Christiasnburg grade in Shawsville, Va on the Christiasnburg district.
NS 126 continues it's trip to Roanoke where it will terminate. Here it rolls through Glenvar, Va with the Central of Georgia heritage unit in charge just a few miles out of Roanoke.
NS 126 rumbles over the Cove Hollow Rd crossing in Elliston, Va with the Central of Georgia heritage unit leading the way.