Norfolk & Western's bicentennial unit, SD45 #1776, eases by the old NW passenger station (now home to the O. Winston Link Museum) in downtown Roanoke, Virginia, while being shuffled around town fr... (more)
Easy like Sunday morning. Amtrak Train 156 (P42DC 47 leading) is an on time departure out of Roanoke, VA on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Service from Roanoke has been operating for less than a month... (more)
Obligatory shot of the iconic "611" from the site number panel turned stretched pano. Another one of few shots with the 5DsR from last weekend's 611... (more)
Looking west toward Norfolk Southerns Roanoke West End Shops.
Wabash E8 1009 has been right at home for 3 years at the Virginia Museum of Transportation following an outstanding restoration prior to it's ride to the grounds. I am told that this was also EMD'... (more)
N&W 611 simmers the night away before three days worth of morning and afternoon turns, over Memorial Day weekend. The big J performed flawlessly.
RPO #93 on display at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. According to the VMT website this car was made in 1937. N&W purchased 9 of these cars with this car being sold to the Florida East Coas... (more)
Amongst the rest of the various types of locomotives stored in Roanoke, D8C 8741 sits out a light rain fall waiting for its final day to come.
The 611 thunders up the Blue Ridge Grade eastbound towards Lynchburg, VA over Memorial Day weekend.
N&W 611 with throttle open, making power for the run east bound up the grade toward Villamont, pulling her 20 car excursion called the iconic Powhatan Arrow, destination Lynchburg this day
23G leaves Roanoke on Memorial Day morning, passing through downtown and the Randolph Street interlocking.
30 second exposure in the cab of N&W 611 after the first day of excursions over Memorial Day weekend. May 27, 2017.
A view from the engineer's seat of N&W 4-8-4 #611 as she simmers before another day of excursions out of Roanoke
After a successful weekend with a total of six excursions, N&W 611 rests at the Virginia Museum of Transportation in need of a good wash. The museum owns the locomotive which was restored under th... (more)
A reminder of the glory days of railroading, N&W 2156 sits on static display at the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke. The big articulated "Mallet" was built in the N&W Roanok... (more)