Excursion train power units are in process of running around the train to make the return trip to Roanoke.
Power for both locals rests for the day.
The westbound is being tied down on the siding. 202 will arrive soon to take the main.
Auto rack extra tied down.
Waiting on the siding is NS 37Q which will depart westbound following the crew change and pending departure of the eastbound.
The first light of dawn greets the Norfolk Southern Heritage locomotive as it passes by the Bristol Train Station as the DPU on 23G.
With his NS pilot standing in the gangway TVRM engineer David Pugh whistles for the State Street crossing in downtown Bristol on a dreary summer morning as TVRM's 630 is leading a deadhead move to... (more)
AS W.C. Fields used to say,"Its not a fit day for man nor beast!" Never-the-less, it's time to depart for Knoxville in a heavy downpour.
The Savannah and Atlanta heritage engine sits on the point of this special Roanoke to Bristol excursion. Tied down, and guarded by Bristol's finest.
Nikon D700, Nikon 70-200 f/2.8
NS 958 waiting for Sunday's passengers to arrive and climb aboard at the Bristol station on a warm and sunny Sunday morning.
Arriving from Pulaski, the excursion train eases toward Bristol's Union Station where passengers will disembark under the shed canopy in 96 degree heat.
Late afternoon departure after a quick crew change.
The Central of Georgia heritage locomotive, NS 8101, leads NS 757 into Bristol and passes a sign that tells the heritage of the yard.