Tag: ES44AC

Southern Heritage Unit Leading NS 201

Last Sunday, Norfolk Southern ES44AC #8099 (the Southern Railway heritage unit) led train 201 south over Route 340 through Karo, Virginia. Karo is located south of Front Royal and just north of Bentonville. This is along the ex-N&W Shenandoah Valley…

Recent Heritage Units

The last week has been good for seeing Norfolk Southern heritage units in my area. Last Saturday morning, I saw the original NS and the Monongahela heritage units leading NS 777 with empty hoppers west over Linden Hill. Then in…

NS 214 Pushing NS 12R Over Linden Hill

NS 214's power is pushing NS 12R up over Linden Hill on 3/10/2018.

After Norfolk Southern train 12R stalled heading west up Linden Hill, NS train 214 coupled up and pushed 12R over the hill. The trains then separated and continued west on the NS B-line in Virginia. Photos and video are below.…

UP Tier 4 Locomotive Leads NS 211

NS train 211 is led by UP ES44AC #2532 as it heads east on the NS B-line through Fauquier County, VA on 8/24/2017.

Thanks to a heads-up from Philip B. on a Facebook group, I was able to catch Norfolk Southern train 211 this past Thursday. Power was ES44AC #2532 (Tier 4 emissions compliant), NS ES44DC #7525, and NS D9-44CW #8933. Photo and…