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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…