Author: spgass

Loram Rail Grinder

A Loram Rail Grinder set is grinding the rails of the Norfolk Southern B-Line today. Rail grinders are used to restore the profile of worn rails. Here are a photo and video of the set working west at Linden, Virginia.…

NS Shenandoah Valley Line 2024 Calendars Available

Longtime readers are aware I put out an annual railroad photography calendar. Normally, I choose scenes along the Norfolk Southern B-Line, but this year I chose to select shots from NS’s (former N&W) Shenandoah Valley Line where I also like…

NS 25A With NS-UP-CoG Heritage Power

Last Tuesday, Norfolk Southern train 25A had NS AC44C6M 4290, UP SD70AH 9099, and NS ES-44AC 8101 (Central of Georgia Railway heritage unit) for power. Here’s a short going-away grab video as the train heads east through Linden, Virginia on…

NS Train 27A Through Cedarville

This evening, Norfolk Southern train 27A had NS ES-44AC 8158, WFRX SD70MAC 8962, WFRX SD70MAC 8895, and NS ES-44AC 8157 for power heading south on the ex N&W Shenandoah Line through Cedarville, Virginia a few miles north of the B-Line…