Intermodal counterparts meet at crew-change location. 23G has just arrived at right and will proceed east to allow 22A to depart west into Tennessee.
The westbound empty auto carriers has been split, tied down and air maintained by a connector hose. Adjacent, at left, is one of the ex-UP SD-90MAC recently acquired by NS.
The Operation Lifesaver train remains parked on the storage track and is flanked by the local on the left and 15T moving to reassemble its split train on the right. At far left, 37Q awaits the boa... (more)
The Operation Lifesaver train has just finished hosting a large number of law-enforcement members up to Wyndale and return and is now attached to one of the ex-UP SD-90MACs and tied down. On the f... (more)
The westbound is underway on the main while the rear of 38Q shows on the siding. Also seen is NS power for the locals and 27V tied down (split).
Four-month old unit leads the late afternoon intermodal departing west to Knoxville as spring blooms begin to show in Southwest Virginia.
Norfolk Southern's Office Car Special is seen stopped for a crew change at Bristol, Virginia. The Roanoke-based Virginia Division crew and Road Foreman of Engines (supervisor) have disembarked, an... (more)
Getting underway for Knoxville. Sharp looking local power is on track four, 27V (split) in background.
Advancing slowly to allow gates to deploy, then it's on to Knoxville. Tail end of 38Q is seen on siding track.
With all other tracks unoccupied, the west bound empty auto racks fill the frame.
Under clear February skies, the local goes about switching chores in the middle of the yards.
Southern Ry. F7 4151 idles next to N&W’s roundhouse at Bristol, Va. where the two roads interchanged trains, especially notable passenger trains over the years.
Empty auto carriers running as an extra.
Parked correctly for a portrait, long hood forward, awaiting pick up to Roanoke.
Southern 4501 is running solo on this Bristol to Radford, VA r/t in 1985. The green Mike is going through "roundhouse curve" on the north (or east) end of the yard at Bristol. The former... (more)