Month: April 2017

Erie Heritage Unit on NS 227

NS 1068 (Erie Heritage Unit) leads NS 227 near Front Royal, Va on 4/27/2017.

This morning, I was off work for a dental appointment and on my way home I spotted Norfolk Southern SD70ACe #1068 leading NS train 227. The train was stopped short of the Happy Creek Road crossing near Front Royal, Virginia.…

NS 228 with NS, CSX Power

"Clear Woods" - NS 228 heads east on the B-line in Front Royal, Va led by SD70ACe #1004 and CSX AC4400CW #376 on 4/22/2017.

Thanks to a heads-up from Paul M. in Hagerstown, I got out yesterday to see Norfolk Southern train 228 east in Front Royal. Power was NS SD70ACe #1004 and CSX AC4400CW #376. Here’s a photo at the Woods control point…

NS 36Q Cresting Linden Hill

SD70M-2 #2736 leads NS train 36Q at Linden on 4/21/2017.

Yesterday, I caught Norfolk Southern train 36Q cresting Linden Hill led by SD70M-2 #2736, SD70ACe #1061 and D9-40C #8768. Photo and video below. Photo Video

NS Camp/Maintenance of Way Train

NS train 937 led by D9-44CW #9911 climbs Linden Hill on 4/16/2017.

Today on Easter Sunday, thanks to heads-ups from Mike and Sean, I was able to catch Norfolk Southern train 937 climbing Linden Hill. Power was a single D9-44CW and the train was camp cars for Maintenance of Way workers. There…

NS 35Q By Markham in the Rain

Today was a rainy day with some severe weather in parts of the state. At lunch, I caught Norfolk Southern train 35Q pass through Markham, Virginia on the B-line. The train appeared to be operating under a speed restriction.