Author: spgass

Norfolk and Western 611 Ferry Move

Yesterday evening, I took the girls to see the Norfolk and Western Class J #611 go by. It was towed by a diesel to conserve fuel over the ferry move from Strasburg Railroad to the North Carolina Transportation Museum, but…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month and on October 5, 2019, I happened to see this Norfolk Southern Maintenance of Way boxcar parked in Front Royal, Virginia. The lettering on the side reads “Maintaining a Way for a Cure.”

Strasburg Rail Road: Renuion of N&W Steam

On September 29th, we went to Strasburg Rail Road in Pennsylvania to ride behind Norfolk & Western Class J #611. This was during their A Reunion of Steam event with Norfolk & Western Class M #475. Photos and video are…

Rainbow at Woods

The west end of the siding along the B-line in Front Royal is known as Woods. I was driving by there along Happy Creek Road and saw this rainbow there. Too bad there wasn’t a westbound train coming along…

NS SD70ACC #1801 Leading NS train 12R

Yesterday, Norfolk Southern SD70ACC #1801 (yellow mane paint scheme) and SD70ACU #7313 led NS train 12R over Linden Hill on the NS B-line in Virginia with mid-train DPUs D9-44CW #9257 and SD70ACe #1213. Photos and video below. Photos Video

NS 777 on Linden Hill

On Thursday I caught Norfolk Southern train 777 (empty hoppers) led by NS ES-44AC #8151, SD70ACC #1813, ES-44DC #7666, D9-44CW #9636, AC44C6Ms #4047 & #4166 heading west up Linden Hill. Photo Video