Category: Photos

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

Memories of NS 290

My friend Paul recently shared a picture of Norfolk Southern train 290 from a couple of years ago led by two Union Pacific units. He remarked that 290 often had good power from a railfan perspective. Unfortunately, Norfolk Southern discontinued…

NS 211 with PC and NYC Heritage Units Trailing

Here’s a shot from May 31, 2019 of Norfolk Southern train 211 at Fiery Run Road crossing in Fauquier County, Virginia. Power was NS ES-44DC #7622, SD70ACe #1073 (the Penn Central Railroad heritage unit), and SD70ACe #1066 (the New York…

My Dad’s 90th Birthday Party

To celebrate my dad’s 90th birthday, we rented the caboose at the Walkersville Southern Railroad during one of their steam excursions. Visiting locomotive Jeddo Coal 0-4-0T #85 provided the power. A great time was had by all and I’d highly…

Norfolk Southern Operation Awareness & Response Train

Yesterday thanks to heads-ups from Facebook friends, I got to see specially painted Norfolk Southern GP38-2 #5642 leading train 974 west through Linden, Virginia en route to Shire Oaks, Pennsylvania. This equipment is an operation awareness and response (OAR) set…

NS 13R with SD60E Leader

I was driving up to the crossing when I heard a train coming. I didn’t have time to get out of the car so was just going to grab pics of the numbers so I could post the locomotive numbers…

NS K91 with SD40-2 Leader

Norfolk Southern B-line local train K91 passed west by Linden, Virginia last Saturday with SD40-2 #3346 and three cars. In the video below, you can hear the Leslie RS3L horn on the former Conrail unit. Photo Video