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…
Month: June 2016
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
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
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
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
N&W Class J #611 Videos – Sunday June 5, 2016 PM Trip
This is my last batch of videos from last weekend’s 611 Excursions out of Manassas, Virginia. The videos (westbound and eastbound on Linden Hill) both include footage with nice stack talk of 611 stomping up the hill. I hope you…
N&W Class J #611 Videos – Sunday June 5, 2016 AM Trip
Here are a couple of videos from Sunday’s morning excursion. The videos (westbound and eastbound on Linden Hill) both include footage of 611 slipping as she powers up the hill.
N&W Class J #611 Videos – Eastbound – Saturday June 4, 2016
These are my eastbound videos from 611’s The American steam excursion trip on Saturday. I hope you enjoy!
N&W Class J #611 Videos – Westbound – Saturday June 4, 2016
Here are my westbound videos from 611’s The American steam excursion trip on Saturday. I hope you enjoy!