I drove up to Berryville, Virginia today on the Norfolk Southern Shenandoah Valley Line and found southbound NS train 201 waiting at a stop signal. I thought perhaps 201 was waiting for a meet with a northbound train, but the…
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 8114 Leading 92X through Markham
I’ve been working on my 2022 train calendar and was surprised to notice I had never posted this photo and video of Norfolk Southern ES-44AC #8114 (original Norfolk Southern Railway heritage unit) pulling work train 92X west through Markham, Virginia…
Southern Heritage Unit Leading NS Train 211
Today, Norfolk Southern train 211 was by by ES-44AC #8099 (the Southern Railway heritage unit) east of Markham at the Sage Road crossing on the NS (formerly-Southern Railway) B-line. Photos and video are below. Photos Video
Nickel Plate Road Heritage Unit Leading NS 203
It seemed like I was waiting a long time for this opportunity… NS 8100 (the Nickel Plate Road heritage unit) leading train 203 on May 7, 2020. This was the final heritage unit I need to get pictures of all…
After the Snow
After we picked up a few inches of snow on January 7th, I took pictures of NS trains 227 and 211 on the days that followed.
Fall Foliage Pictures
When the fall colors are good, I don’t care much about whether the power is special. I just want to get pictures of any train with a good backdrop. Here are a couple of pictures from late October.
Interstate Railroad Heritage Unit Leading NS 211
Thanks to a heads-up from Sam, I found out Norfolk Southern train 211 had NS ES-44ACs #8105 (the Interstate Railroad heritage unit) leading the train. Photos and video are 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
NS 740 (Loaded Coal Train) Cresting Linden Hill
Here’s a video of NS train 740 cresting Linden Hill from March 10, 2019. Power was ES-44AC #8046 and AC44C6M #4171 with DPUs ES-44ACs #8111 and #8073 on the rear.