Tag: ES-44AC

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

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.

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

Empty Hopper Trains on the B-Line

NS ES-44AC #8101 (Central of Georgia heritage unit) leads train 781 west near Front Royal, VA on 12/27/2018.

Lately, Norfolk Southern has been running some empty coal hopper trains west on the B-line. They used to mainly run up the Shenandoah Valley Line north from Roanoke, but perhaps due to crew availability they have been running a couple…