As darkness falls over the City of Greensboro, the Norfolk & Western J Class 611 returns to the Greensboro Amtrak Station after the first day of the "Roanoker" excursion.
N&W 611 is tied down on the Lindley Pass Track at Pomona yard. The engine is Hot n Ready for weekend excursions. She'll be pulling 'The Roanoker' round trip from Greensboro to Roanoke and back S... (more)
Paying a little homage to Mr. O. Winston Link...
NW 611 simmers in the yard at Greensboro, NC awaiting Saturday's trips.
Thanks to Joe Gonzalez for the lighting. View more Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: Steam 4-8-4Location: Greensboro, North Carolina, USALocomotive #: NW 611Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April 22, 2016
As the day starts off, the sun starts to rise above the horizon, over Pomona Yard as NS 18M sits tied down on main one as 211 pulls in behind him in Old Yard 1.
Running nearly two hours behind schedule the 611 led "Virginian" screams through the signals at "Cox" on it's return trip to Spencer. I'm sure the passengers are growing weary... (more)
611 heads north past the Greensboro Amtrak station.
Running late, and the heavy amounts of snow hampering his progress, 214 arrives at Pomona as the headlights pierce through the snow on this cold February night.
RNCX 1893 "City of Burlington" leads Amtrak 75 west from the Greensboro Transit Authority Station after a quick stop.
On a cold January night, not long after winter storm Jonas, a late 212 starts to pull Pomona, as the smoke creates a ghost form above the lead unit.
NS P94 works hard up hill out of Greensboro on the K-line heading towards Winston-Salem with 6 NS EMD's, 5 being ex-Southern, 4 being hi-hoods, and 1 being ex-BN.
Royal Hudson Special observation car.
Southern 3972 not a year old yet has a K5LA set of horns on each end. Due to the crew complaints these whistles were replaced by the RR with Nathan P5's. At that time the P3 and P5 were more or le... (more)
Having just ran around their train on a clear, cold January night, the Utility Man brings the conductor to the head end of the train, being lead by a very dirty CP Beaver.
As the sun sets, darker clouds roll in from the west in front of a line of storms, as a fairly new ACe leads the top priority train, 212 north towards New Jersey, with loads of UPS on the front.
Running as train P94 on the return trip from Winston-Salem, GP59 number 4612 leads a set of locomotives in Greensboro, NC on December 23, 2015.