Category: Photos

Norfolk Southern SD75M Leaders

Norfolk Southern SD75 #2804 leads NS 203 near Linden on the B-line - May 5, 2016

I received word of multiple nice trains today (another high and wide special, the Penn Central heritage unit leading NS228, NS290 with a new GE ET44AC unit)… but the only train I could fit into my schedule was NS211 with…

Norfolk Southern Office Car Special

NS 952 - Office Car Special - June 25, 2016

The NS OCS passed by Linden, Virginia this evening en route back to Altoona, Pennsylvania. After waiting for awhile with a four year-old who had reached her limit, I gave up and was heading for home when I heard the…

A Caboose In Use

Kasgro Caboose

After heading home yesterday morning after seeing Norfolk Southern 212, I received word from Bobby Allison that a high and wide special was heading west on the B-line so I had to make another trip down to the tracks. NS…

NS 212 w/ P5 Horn

A Late NS 212 Over the Hill at Linden

This morning was the first time I’ve ever seen Norfolk Southern Train 212. Normally it runs by before daybreak but was running late this morning. The Dash 9 leader #9102 had a Nathan P5 horn you can hear in the…

NS 290 with an SD70 Leader

Norfolk Southern SD70 #2524 leads NS 290 over Linden Hill on the B-line - June 2, 2016

Thanks to Alex Gillespie Rail Productions for the heads-up on Norfolk Southern Train 290 which had an SD70 leader on June 2, 2016. Here is a photo and video from Linden Hill on the NS B-line. Photo Video

N&W Class J #611 Photo – Sunday June 4, 2016

N&W Class J #611 eastbound up Linden Hill

I enjoyed watching the 611 closer to home today. Thanks to Norfolk Southern, the Virginia Museum of Transportation, and all involved for making these trips happen! I have lots of video still coming so please bookmark B-Line Railfan or subscribe…

She’s Back!

N&W Class J #611 Northbound at Nokesville, Va - June 1, 2016

The Queen of Steam, Norfolk and Western Class J #611, led Norfolk Southern Train 956 from Roanoke to Manassas via Lynchburg today in preparation for this weekend’s steam excursions on the B-line. Here’s a picture and video from Nokesville. Note…

NS 12R at Markham

NS ES-44DC #7598 leads NS Train 12R past Markham, Va

Norfolk Southern Train 12R passes the village of Markham, Virginia on Memorial Day, May 30th, 2016 with a GEVO leader.  Pan shot shutter speed:  1/50th of a second.