Headed north with loads of phosphate, is lead engine CSX #3030. It crosses Depot St. which is about half way between the north, and south ends of Roanoke.
Treading on the Lineville Subdivision into Roanoke, is a massive intermodal train. With all power on front, three GE locomotives pull 200 cars south with many miles left before reaching its dest... (more)
Rails of two tales! Stamped with their production info, two side by side rails on the mainline where rolled and produce by two different companies and two different years. The 141 LB rail signif... (more)
All clean and ready for duty, this handsome 2,000 Horsepower beast waits at the museum with three cars till its ready for showtime.
Headed for Birmingham Alabama, two GE locomotives power containers north on a nice Autumn evening.
This northbound coal train is headed for more black diamonds in Indiana. A signal unit up front and one on the rear, keep 91 empties coupled together for the long journey from Florida.
CSX train I125 is one on many trains that operate daily on the Lineville Subdivision. On this day, three GE locomotives carry containers through Roanoke, and on southward to reach its destination... (more)
With their time almost up, the crew of this train meets a northbound at Broughton. Once signal indication permits, They will head to Roanoke, which is only a mile from here, and take the siding a... (more)
A total of 81 loads of coal head south on the mainline bound for Taft, Florida.
After waiting 30mins or so in the Wadley siding for I126, M647 makes it into Roanoke with clear signals and a heavy consist. The autoracks in the siding were left by CSX train M203.
CSX train M514 heads toward the northend of Boughton where it will stop for a southbound train to take the siding.
CSX train M222 keeps things moving north through Broughton on a nice Fall evening.
CSX train I125 rolls through Roanoke with a clear signal, but before even half of the train has passed, a MoW worker radios the crew and informs them that a car oN their train wheels were smoking ... (more)
Just outside of Norfolk Southern's Norris Yard, a rebuilt GE locomotive waits for a crew to take its manifest train east.
Containers make their way through Broughton behind two CSX GE locomotives. The yellow nose of this CSX unit goes well with the Fall foliage as it heads south.