Tag: front royal

NS 25A East in Front Royal

Here’s a video and photo from Front Royal, Virginia of Norfolk Southern train 25A today as it heads east nearing the crossing at Marys Shady Lane on the NS B-Line in Front Royal, Virginia. The power was NS AC44C6M 4147,…

Riverton Lime and Stone Narrow Gauge

Yesterday, we met some friends at the Front Royal Festival of Leaves. We checked out the Warren County Heritage Society site on Chester Street and I was surprised to find a three foot narrow gauge Plymouth locomotive and tipple cars…

Norfolk Southern Camp Train

A Norfolk Southern Maintenance of Way camp train has been parked in Front Royal, Virginia recently on the wye and old spur behind the fire department. NS uses camp cars to house MoW employees rather than put them up in…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month and on October 5, 2019, I happened to see this Norfolk Southern Maintenance of Way boxcar parked in Front Royal, Virginia. The lettering on the side reads “Maintaining a Way for a Cure.”

SD40-2 At Front Royal

Norfolk Southern SD40-2 in Front Royal, Virginia on 4/22/2018.

Last Sunday, I swung by the old Front Royal station on the ex-N&W Shenandoah Valley Line and found Norfolk Southern SD40-2 #3333 sitting there. According to Chris Toth’s site NS #3333 is an ex-Conrail unit, built in 1977.

NS 16T and 51K on the H-Line

NS train 16T is led by NS SD60E #7008 northbound near Front Royal, Va on 9/13/2017.

Yesterday evening, I caught Norfolk Southern trains 16T and 51K head north toward Front Royal on the ex-N&W H-line (aka the Shenandoah Valley line). Power on 16T was NS SD60E #7008 and D9-44CWs #9824 & #9428. 51K’s power was NS…

Norfolk Southern B-Line 2017 Calendar

The images from the Norfolk Southern B-Line 2017 Calendar

This twelve-month 2017 Calendar I put together features pictures along the scenic Norfolk Southern B-line in Virginia. Scenes include Broad Run, The Plains, Marshall, Markham, Linden, and Front Royal. Power includes SD40-2s, E-units, an SD70, foreign power, the NS Office…

NS Rail Train in Front Royal

NS D9-44CW #9736 running long hood forward on a rail train in Front Royal, Va on 10/3/2016

Driving home today after a dentist appointment, I spotted this Norfolk Southern rail train along the B-line near Front Royal, Virginia led by dash-9 #9736 running long hood forward. I’m guessing it was picking up old rail that was replaced…