Tag: fall foliage

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.

Colorful Power by Colorful Trees

NS Train 211 heads east near Front Royal, Va on 10/31/2018.

Yesterday, thanks to a heads up from Matt N. in New Jersey I caught Norfolk Southern train 211 with a BNSF-UP-NS lashup. The units included BNSF ES44C4 #6816, Union Pacific SD70ACe #8660 and NS SD70ACe #1000. A photo and video…

NS 35Q Meets NS 290 at Cody

NS train 35Q led by ES-44DC #7525 near Front Royal, Virginia on 11/6/2016

This morning I headed out to try to get some fall photos with 35Q headed east. After 35Q crept up to a stop signal between Front Royal and Linden on the siding, I figured a train was headed west on…

NS 211 with SD70-M2 Leader

NS 211 led by SD70-M2 #2756 near Linden, Virginia

Today at lunch, I caught Norfolk Southern train 211 nearing Linden, Virginia on the B-line led by NS SD70M-2 #2756 and NS D9-44CWs #9176 & 9205. There’s still some nice fall color around although it probably won’t last too much…

NS 203 w/ Standard Cab Dash-9 Leader

NS Train 203 led by D9-40C #8872 on 11/1/2016

Thanks to another heads up from TeeVeeJim, I caught a standard cab dash-9 leading Norfolk Southern train 203 yesterday evening. Fall color is looking nice along the B-line in Fauquier and Warren Counties. Photos and video are below. Photos Video

NS 290 with SD70 Leader on Linden Hill

NS 290 led by SD70 #2515 climbs Linden Hill on a drizzly fall day

At lunchtime today, I was able to catch Norfolk Southern train 290 climbing Linden Hill led by NS SD70 #2515. Photos and video are below. In the video you can hear the Leslie RS3L horn. Photos Video