Month: October 2017

NS 35Q With SD60 Leader

NS train 35Q is led by NS SD60 #6698 east near Linden, Va on 10/16/2017.

Thanks to a heads-up from Bob P. in a Facebook Group, I knew 35Q would had an SD-60 leader today (these have gotten pretty rare for me to see). With the train still far away in Pennsylvania presumably with switching…

NS 099 With Export Locomotives

GE export units bound for Botswana get a ride on NS train 099 past Markham, Va on 10/09/2017.

This Columbus Day, thanks to a heads-up from Mike, I got to see Norfolk Southern train 099 with a load of GE export locomotives pass through Markham, Virginia on the B-line. The locomotives were manufactured by GE in Erie, Pennsylvania…