Having just turned their train on the wye, the warehouse local heads for the Coca-Cola plant in Roanoke, VA on the evening of June 20, 2020.
Wow, what a detail parts manufacturers dream. That’s what the modeler in me says. Just the kind of unit I like, the railfan says. The more antennas, air conditions, PTC and oddball “stuff” the ... (more)
Local V19 is getting it’s train together for the day. Soon they will go across town to switch some industries on a remnant of the old Virginia & Southwestern. I’m surprised 1644 apparently has n... (more)
Norfolk Southern Yard job AB07 shoves back into Norris Yard at Irondale, AL as they yard train 143 that came south from Chattanooga, TN.
Northbound NS P90 blasts out of the dip at Liberty, SC. The Traber signals are in the background.
Former N&W SD40-2, 1644 is leading a set of pushers that have cut-off from an eastbound coal train, seen in the distance, and are heading back west to assist another eastbound train into Bluefield... (more)
Cab Run shoving new CSX coke hoppers into the yard in Roanoke.
NS mine run crews J80 and J77 switch some power around at Calvin before heading back to Andover with a loaded export coal train bound for Lamberts Point, VA.
An rebuilt SD40-2 leads the Norfolk to Crewe local.
The life of the cab on this locomotive is ending as is the light with the setting sun. By sunrise the cab will be gone from this locomotive.
NS 1644 leads a MOW train of crosstie cars through Welch, WV towards Bluefield on a cold and snowy day.
Two SD40-2's warm up as they prepare to return to pusher service, while two trains with GE's green power idle waiting to exit the yards.
A rare catch around Bluefield, two SD40-2's in pusher service, the J62 leaving the yards to help with another load of black diamonds.
The V40 out of Bristol, switches cars on the old Saltville Branch Wye for Keene Trucking at the railcar to truck unload facility in Glade Spring, VA
The Bristol local V40, does a roll by inspection of the 22A as it passes through Glade Spring.