Month: June 2016

Norfolk Southern Office Car Special

NS 952 - Office Car Special - June 25, 2016

The NS OCS passed by Linden, Virginia this evening en route back to Altoona, Pennsylvania. After waiting for awhile with a four year-old who had reached her limit, I gave up and was heading for home when I heard the…

NS 211 with Union Pacific Power

Norfolk Southern Train 211 came through Linden yesterday at lunchtime in the rain after a thunderstorm. Power was Union Pacific SD70M #4184, and Union Pacific SD70ACe’s #8689 & 8762. Thanks to Jim Stanton for the heads-up and to Alex Gillespie…

NS Geometry Train

Thanks to heads-ups from a couple friends east of here, I was able to catch a Norfolk Southern Geometry train roll by yesterday evening. This video shows a Norfolk Southern Geometry Train passing over the hill at Linden, Virginia on…

A Caboose In Use

Kasgro Caboose

After heading home yesterday morning after seeing Norfolk Southern 212, I received word from Bobby Allison that a high and wide special was heading west on the B-line so I had to make another trip down to the tracks. NS…

NS 212 w/ P5 Horn

A Late NS 212 Over the Hill at Linden

This morning was the first time I’ve ever seen Norfolk Southern Train 212. Normally it runs by before daybreak but was running late this morning. The Dash 9 leader #9102 had a Nathan P5 horn you can hear in the…

NS 290 with an SD70 Leader

Norfolk Southern SD70 #2524 leads NS 290 over Linden Hill on the B-line - June 2, 2016

Thanks to Alex Gillespie Rail Productions for the heads-up on Norfolk Southern Train 290 which had an SD70 leader on June 2, 2016. Here is a photo and video from Linden Hill on the NS B-line. Photo Video