Tag: b-line

Tree Trimming Along the B-Line With A Helicopter

I shot this video this evening in Linden, Virginia as a helicopter trimmed trees along the Norfolk Southern B-Line. I spoke briefly with a worker who said they do tree trimming along railroads, pipelines, and powerlines. Following behind the helicopter,…

Norfolk Southern Safety Train

Timing worked out well for me to catch Norfolk Southern train 975 rolling through Belle Meade, Virginia today on the NS B-Line. NS train 975 was the symbol for the safety train today that visits locations across the Norfolk Southern…

NS 053 Military Train

Yesterday, Norfolk Southern train 053 came through on the B-Line with military vehicles and supplies led by NS AC44C6M #4102. Photos and video are below. Photo Video

NS 203 in the Spring Snow

Norfolk Southern train 203 was led by SD70ACe #1064 as it rolled through some spring snow in Virginia today. Photos and video below. Photographs Video

NS 203 Along Happy Creek Road

Norfolk Southern train 203 is led by SD70IAC #1215 as it runs eastward past Front Royal today. I believe the yellow flowers in the foreground are called yellow rocket and are an invasive species.

NS 779 with Mid-train and Rear DPUs

Norfolk Southern train 779 with empty PGNX hoppers is over two miles long climbing Linden Hill on the NS B-Line in Virginia led by AC44C6Ms 4446 & 4370 with mid-train DPUs ES-44AC 8180 & SD70ACC 1834 and rear DPUs ES-44ACs…

NS 995 East at Belle Meade

Norfolk Southern train 995 was led by SD70ACe #1006 today east through the hamlet of Belle Meade on the NS B-Line in Virginia. The business car NS 1 is said to be Richmond bound. Here is a video:

Doubling the Hill: NS 227 on Linden Hill

A late running Norfolk Southern train 227 from yesterday stalled this morning on Linden Hill in Virginia. The power then proceeded west with the mixed freight half of the train and left to the siding between Cody and Woods near…

2022 NS B-Line Calendars Available

2022 NS Train Calendar

I’ve finished my annual railroad photography calendar. It’s a 12 month calendar featuring pictures along the scenic Norfolk Southern B-line in Virginia and includes scenes capturing the beauty throughout the year with a variety of locomotives featured including the iconic…