The Pocahontas moves east through Blue Ridge, Virginia pulled by Diesel No. 1014. The engine, though bearing the N&W name, was a diesel originally belonging to the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac. By the late 1950s, as the N&W was transitioning to diesel, a number of RF&P engines were bring used by N&W for its passenger trains.
Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris
Nelson Harris; Virginia Museum of Transportation
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W.E. Warden, “HNWR083,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed July 2, 2020, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/HNWR083.