Testing track, research cars #s 34 & 33 follow a unit down the main by the beautifully restored station, now a meeting and event venue. They will go west to the end of siding (CP Ford), reverse, ... (more)
Built in 1902, the beautifully restored depot in Bristol, VA, was the fourth depot to serve Bristol VA/TN. It sits on land donated to the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad in 1848 by Rev. James Kin... (more)
On a westbound train on the south track.
Tennessee crew is on board and anxious to depart as e.b. 134 eases by on the siding.
NS 134 eases through the east end of the Bristol Yard as it makes its maiden voyage on the Bristol Line, having been rerouted from the downgraded S-Line out of Asheville.
Westbound intermodal arriving at the east end of the yards and taking the siding.
Ready to depart west into Tennessee.
With "Go Rail" leading, the westbound intermodal has arrived at Bristol and is being tied-down for a later departure.
W.B. 15T is departing on the siding while power for the local, V19 rests adjacent. Extra M5T is tied-down at right.
Westbound intermodal arriving for a crew change and a meet with its counterpart, NS 202.
Long eastbound intermodal has DPU at rear under a fine Spring sky.
In the beginning of the "Blue Hour", an assortment of power sits in the Bristol yard. The westbound 27V is on the mainline to the left waiting for a crew to take the train over the state... (more)
The westbound is re-assembling its train after dropping cars for local needs. Bulk of the train is on the siding track at left.
A Norfolk Southern freight crosses over State Street in Bristol. In just seconds the head end will be in Tennessee as the train heads south.
In last, low sunlight, the conductor is climbing on board the empty well cars train on the main as 27V, empty auto racks, arrives on the siding. Local V19 holds the adjacent spot to make it a trif... (more)