Famous class J 611 whistles for the Davis Rd. crossing at Bonsack while rolling downgrade with the Southern Ry. TENNESSEAN. The Blue Ridge Parkway now crosses over the railroad at this spot.
Train #45 "The Tennessean" is readied for departure. This train connected with a Pennsylvania train of the same name, then ran Southern to N&W and back to Southern. The Roanoke police officer sitt... (more)