Month: March 2017

Reading Heritage Unit Leading NS 227

By Cody (near Linden, Va) on the B-line at 11:28p

Many thanks to Alex Gillespie Rail Productions for the heads-ups on Facebook that Norfolk Southern SD70ACe #1067, the Reading Heritage Unit, was leading NS train 227 today. I was able to get a photo and video at lunchtime today. Photo…

Friday Evening Railfanning: 12R and 203

NS 12R led by ES-44DC #7598 up Linden Hill on 3/18/2017.

Yesterday evening, I went out to try to get a couple shots of trains before all the snow melted. First, a long train 12R slowly but steadily climbed Linden Hill in the westbound direction. 12R took over seven minutes to…

NS 211 with SD70M-2 Leader

NS 211 led by SD70M-2 #2665 down Linden Hill on 3/8/2017

Yesterday, thanks to a heads-up from David B. Davies Train Photographs, I caught Norfolk Southern train 211 by the Appalachian Trail crossing in Linden, Virginia. A photo and video are below. Photo Video

NS M3R with Seven Locomotives

NS D9-44CW #9170 leads train M3R east near Markham, Va on 3/5/2017

Norfolk Southern train M3R (an extra train 13R) ran yesterday with seven locomotives on the head-end: D9-44CW #9170, ES-44AC #8166, D9-44CW #9133, ET44AC #3644, D9-44CW #9740, SD70 #2532 and D8-40CW #8331. Here is a photo and video from Markham, Virginia.…