Month: December 2016

Norfolk Southern B-Line 2017 Calendar

The images from the Norfolk Southern B-Line 2017 Calendar

This twelve-month 2017 Calendar I put together features pictures along the scenic Norfolk Southern B-line in Virginia. Scenes include Broad Run, The Plains, Marshall, Markham, Linden, and Front Royal. Power includes SD40-2s, E-units, an SD70, foreign power, the NS Office…

NS 290 with BNSF Power

NS train 290 led by BNSF C44-9W #5492 on Linden Hill (12/10/16)

Thanks to Alex Gillespie Rail Productions for the heads-up on Norfolk Southern train 290 today with two BNSF GEs for power. Photos and video from Linden Hill on the NS B-line below. Photos Video

NS 211 w/ SD70 Leader

Returning from an errand at Front Royal, I saw a clear signal at the Woods signal along Happy Creek Road. I pulled over near the crossing to see was coming and I was pleasantly surprised with a SD70 leading Norfolk…

NS 211 w/ Ex-Conrail D8-40CW #8445

NS train 211 is led by D8-40C #8445 down Linden Hill on 12/7/16.

Today at lunch I headed out to the Appalachian Trail crossing in Linden, Va to watch NS train 211. It was neat to hear the old, fouled Conrail horn approaching. A pic and video are below. Photo Video