Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line locomotive 115 at Coleman Place

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Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line locomotive 115 at Little Creek

Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line engine 115 has finished switching at Little Creek and is headed to Portsmouth. The cab of engine 115 seems a little crowded as the engine pulls a cut of cars out of the yard. This was in March 1978.

Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line locomotive 115 at Coleman Place

A little later the engine and cars come through Coleman Place in Norfolk, VA. The diamond in the foreground was the crossing of the old Virginian and the Norfolk Southern. The Virginia Railway installed a 16 lever GRS style A mechanical interlocker at Coleman Place in 1917. The Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line engine 115 is shifting from trackage rights on the old Norfolk Southern (at this time Southern Rwy, note the Southern style whistle post) to the old Virginian (at this time Norfolk & Western) trackage.

Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line locomotive 113 at Ford plant

Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line engine 113 is switching the Ford pickup assembly plant in South Norfolk in July 1976. Disk 125