Month: August 2017

UP Tier 4 Locomotive Leads NS 211

NS train 211 is led by UP ES44AC #2532 as it heads east on the NS B-line through Fauquier County, VA on 8/24/2017.

Thanks to a heads-up from Philip B. on a Facebook group, I was able to catch Norfolk Southern train 211 this past Thursday. Power was ES44AC #2532 (Tier 4 emissions compliant), NS ES44DC #7525, and NS D9-44CW #8933. Photo and…

Wabash Heritage Unit Leading NS 228

NS 228 is led by NS SD70ACe #1070 (Wabash Heritage unit) east through Markham, Va on 8/15/2017.

Thanks to heads-ups from Jim, Mike, and Brian, I caught Norfolk Southern train 228 today at lunchtime led by NS SD70ACe #1070 (the Wabash Heritage unit) rolling east through Markham, Virginia. A photo and video are below: Photo Video

NS 290 with SD70ACe Leading

This past Friday, I caught Norfolk Southern train 290 with NS SD70ACE #1089 and SD70M #2582 leading the way. A white car stopped short of the ungated crossing but did not leave much clearance between the front of the car…

NS 211 with SD60E Leader

NS train 211 dashes down Linden Hill on the NS B-line in Virginia on 8/8/2017.

This past Tuesday, I caught Norfolk Southern train 211 with an SD60E leader thanks to a heads-up from Jim. Power was NS SD60E #6911, ES-44AC #8057 and SD70M-2 #2665. Photos and video are below. Photos Video