Author: spgass

NS #4000 Leading Train 211

Yesterday Norfolk Southern AC44C6M #4000 leds train 211 east past Markham, Virginia on the B-line. #4000 is painted with an experimental blue mane paint scheme. A photo and video are below:

NS 579 near Front Royal

On January 18th, 2020 I went out to try to get a train in the snow picture. Unfortunately we only had half an inch of snow so it’s not that dramatic…

After the Snow

After we picked up a few inches of snow on January 7th, I took pictures of NS trains 227 and 211 on the days that followed.

2020 Rail Photography Calendars Available

Twelve-month Norfolk Southern B-line rail photography calendars are now available for 2020. I very much appreciate the support if you would like to order one for yourself or as a gift for someone. Highlights from this year’s calendar include snow…

NS 203 Train Song

Here’s another train song I wrote. This is a music video for an original song I wrote entitled “NS 203.” The song is about Norfolk Southern train 203 as it makes its way through the Virginias en route from Rutherford,…

Recent Heritage Units

The last week has been good for seeing Norfolk Southern heritage units in my area. Last Saturday morning, I saw the original NS and the Monongahela heritage units leading NS 777 with empty hoppers west over Linden Hill. Then in…

Fall Foliage Pictures

When the fall colors are good, I don’t care much about whether the power is special. I just want to get pictures of any train with a good backdrop. Here are a couple of pictures from late October.