The 611 & 1218 are coming from the Shaffers Crossing Shops to doublehead the NRHS convention special out of town.
822, a 40th anniversary phase lll heritage unit, leads the Northeast Regional out of Roanoke, Va.
Almost always a good location for interesting subject matter, an eastbound intermodal is exiting the west yard in Roanoke. A string of new CSX hoppers fresh out of the Freight Car America shops is... (more)
Various power awaits their next assignments next to the Virginian depot.
The NS 4001 and NS 4000 "DC to AC" units add color to a drab scene of decommissioned power as they lead the NS 757 into the West Yard in Roanoke returning from the first revenue run of t... (more)
Locomotives awaiting their next assignment on Valentine's Day in the South Yard at Roanoke.
Norfolk Southern workers placing units into storage. This string of SD 60's is about to be coupled to other units already moved into storage.
With the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop, NS 272 departs the West Yard in Roanoke enroute to the Walkertown NC "car lot" via the pumpkin vine. Auto racks stretch as far as t... (more)
N&W Simmers at Shaffers Crossing the night before two days of excursions out of Roanoke.
A pair of ET44AC's haul the Ringling Brothers red train departing Roanoke a couple of weeks before the circus trains last run.
It's the 2018 Big Lick Train Tug! As part of a fundraiser, teams get a shot at seeing how far they can "pull" the 611 in twenty seconds. Incidentally, "Big Lick" is the origina... (more)
Built in March of 1964, 23 year old N&W GP35, 216, is heading up a mix of 4-axle power on an eastbound freight train preparing to leave Roanoke.
RF&P 1002 has seen better days. This streamliner once wore the RF&P's gray and blue scheme and hauled passenger around Washington D.C and Richmond. Today its owned by the Virginia Museum of Transp... (more)