Month: January 2017

NS 12R West Over Linden Hill

NS SD70M-2 #2641 leads train 12R west near Linden, Va on 1/30/2017.

Yesterday evening on the way to dinner, we pulled over so I could get a couple pictures of this freight train that happened to be going by. It’s nice to have enough light after 5:00 again to get some evening…

NS 1067 (Reading Heritage unit) Leads NS 228

NS SD70ACe #1067 leads train 228 east at Linden, Va on 1/28/2017.

Yesterday, Norfolk Southern SD70ACe #1067 (the Reading Railroad Heritage Unit) leads NS train 228 east on the B-line in Virginia. Trailing power was SD70 #2574 and D9-44CW #9185. January 28, 2017. A photo and video are below. The video has…

NS 228 In Front Royal, Virginia

NS ES-44AC #8137 leads train 228 east in Front Royal, Va on 1/25/17

Today I ran a quick errand today at lunchtime and noticed a train in my rear-view mirror along Happy Creek Road in Front Royal. Here’s a quick shot I got after I pulled over. Power was NS ES-44AC #8137, UP…

NS 290 Cresting Linden Hill

NS D9-44CW #9893 leads train 290 west over Linden Hill on 1/20/2017

Today, I took my daughter to watch NS 290 crest Linden Hill. A pair of dash 9s throttles back as the train heads west blowing for a private crossing. Video

N&W Heritage Unit Leading NS 228

NS ES44AC #8103 leads train 228 east past Markham, Va on 1/10/2017

Today I was able to see NS ES44AC #8103, the Norfolk and Western heritage Unit, leading Norfolk Southern train 228 east past the old Southern Railway depot in Markham, Virginia. Photo and Video below: Photo Video

Lehigh Valley Heritage Unit Leading NS 228

Norfolk Southern train 228 had NS 8104 (Lehigh Valley Heritage Unit) leading this past Thursday, January 5, 2017. Photo and Video below from Linden, Virginia. Thanks to Tommy for the heads-up and Happy New Year! Photo Video