The Pennsy pulls the grade towards Barber Jct. with a long train of coal for power hungry homes and businesses. Each loaded car of coal can generate power to 21 homes for a year.
The Pennsylvania leads a loaded coal train up the hill past a tank car in the siding at Lil Shavers warehouse on its way to Marshal Steam plant.
Under a gray and gloomy sky, the Pennsylvania Heritage Unit brings NS 747 north through the small quiet town of Shipman on the Hagerstown District. This train was rerouted east out of Roanoke then... (more)
Not far behind 393 with Wabash leading is NS 821 with the Pennsylvania heritage unit in charge. It's seen here charging up grade through Shawsville, Va at "John Farm" on a warm March aft... (more)
NS 688 splits the PRR signals at MP 159.8 with NS 8102, the PRR heritage unit, leading the way in the beautiful evening sunlight.
Tuscan Red takes a Jacksonville to Atlanta intermodal into Inman Yard, where the entire train will be cut apart to get the blocks to their ultimate destinations via other trains.
Heritage comes home.
The NS Pennsylvania RR heritage unit is on the point of 21J as it pulls past the Juniata shops at Altoona PA for a crew change. Much to the dismay of other photographers wait... (more)
Kansas City to Jacksonville Florida train 125 passes through the cut at DePauw as it heads east under overcast conditions.
The Pennsylvania heritage unit leads todays train with some autumn color... (more)
The Pennsylvania RR heritage unit has been making it's rounds back and forth here on the Christiansburg district. This time it leads westbound intermodal NS 22A through Shawsville at "John Fa... (more)
About to enter the side for a meet with mixed freight 16T, a welcome change from the usual powers this WB stack. They also meet 23G here.
After meeting two, including the sub’s “problem child” 16T, the celebrity of the day departs for Bristol where they’ll change crews.
In some good late evening sun, the Pennsylvania heritage unit thunders through Christiansburg, Va with NS 393.
The Pennsylvania heritage unit leads NS 393 west through Shawsville, Va at "John Farm".
With a fresh crew on board out of Roanoke, NS 393 heads west through Wabun, Va with the Pennsylvania heritage unit on point.
The Pennsylvania heritage brings NS 393 into Roanoke by the Amtrak platform.