Author: spgass

N&W Class J #611 Photo – Sunday June 4, 2016

N&W Class J #611 eastbound up Linden Hill

I enjoyed watching the 611 closer to home today. Thanks to Norfolk Southern, the Virginia Museum of Transportation, and all involved for making these trips happen! I have lots of video still coming so please bookmark B-Line Railfan or subscribe…

She’s Back!

N&W Class J #611 Northbound at Nokesville, Va - June 1, 2016

The Queen of Steam, Norfolk and Western Class J #611, led Norfolk Southern Train 956 from Roanoke to Manassas via Lynchburg today in preparation for this weekend’s steam excursions on the B-line. Here’s a picture and video from Nokesville. Note…

NS 12R at Markham

NS ES-44DC #7598 leads NS Train 12R past Markham, Va

Norfolk Southern Train 12R passes the village of Markham, Virginia on Memorial Day, May 30th, 2016 with a GEVO leader.  Pan shot shutter speed:  1/50th of a second.


Welcome to the B-Line Railfan blog!  I will be making use of this blog to share pictures and videos of Norfolk Southern Railway operations from along the B-Line in Northern Virginia. Once a sleepy branch line, the B-Line is now…