Category: Photos

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

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…