Author: spgass

NS 053 Military Train

Yesterday, Norfolk Southern train 053 came through on the B-Line with military vehicles and supplies led by NS AC44C6M #4102. Photos and video are below. Photo Video

NS 203 in the Spring Snow

Norfolk Southern train 203 was led by SD70ACe #1064 as it rolled through some spring snow in Virginia today. Photos and video below. Photographs Video

NS 203 Along Happy Creek Road

Norfolk Southern train 203 is led by SD70IAC #1215 as it runs eastward past Front Royal today. I believe the yellow flowers in the foreground are called yellow rocket and are an invasive species.

NS 203 Running Around NS 201 at Berryville

I drove up to Berryville, Virginia today on the Norfolk Southern Shenandoah Valley Line and found southbound NS train 201 waiting at a stop signal. I thought perhaps 201 was waiting for a meet with a northbound train, but the…

NS 203 at Distillery Road

Norfolk Southern train 203 was led by NS ES-44DC #7520 on March 30, 2022 past the old cider distillery at Belle Meade near Linden, Virginia. Train 203 has sometimes had DPUs recently but here the power was all up front.

NS 779 with Mid-train and Rear DPUs

Norfolk Southern train 779 with empty PGNX hoppers is over two miles long climbing Linden Hill on the NS B-Line in Virginia led by AC44C6Ms 4446 & 4370 with mid-train DPUs ES-44AC 8180 & SD70ACC 1834 and rear DPUs ES-44ACs…

K89 on the Shenandoah Valley Line

Today I caught Norfolk Southern train K89 (light engine NS D9-44CW #9831 heading south on the Shenandoah Valley Line near Riverton. That makes two short ones in a row after seeing NS 995 last week. Here’s a photo of K89…

NS 995 East at Belle Meade

Norfolk Southern train 995 was led by SD70ACe #1006 today east through the hamlet of Belle Meade on the NS B-Line in Virginia. The business car NS 1 is said to be Richmond bound. Here is a video:

Doubling the Hill: NS 227 on Linden Hill

A late running Norfolk Southern train 227 from yesterday stalled this morning on Linden Hill in Virginia. The power then proceeded west with the mixed freight half of the train and left to the siding between Cody and Woods near…