NS 12R passing Apple Mountain

Norfolk Southern train 12R which came through Linden, Virginia today at lunchtime led by NS AC44C6M #4043, UP AC4400CW #5988, and UP SD70M #4948. Apple Mountain can be seen in the background with some fall colors. Photo

NS 35Q With SD60 Leader

NS train 35Q is led by NS SD60 #6698 east near Linden, Va on 10/16/2017.

Thanks to a heads-up from Bob P. in a Facebook Group, I knew 35Q would had an SD-60 leader today (these have gotten pretty rare for me to see). With the train still far away in Pennsylvania presumably with switching…