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CNJ Heritage Unit Leading NS Train 203

Norfolk Southern train 203 heads east on the NS B-Line through Linden, Virginia led by the Central Railroad of New Jersey heritage unit (NS SD70ACe #1071) on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. A photo and video are below. Photograph Video

Happy Independence Day!

Yesterday, Union Pacific SD70AHs #9086 & 8981 with C44AC #6739 led Norfolk Southern train 214 west on the NS B-Line through Delaplane and Linden, Virginia. I thought the UP trio of units in American flag paint was very fitting for…

N&W Class J 611 Ferry Move

Yesterday, I had the good fortune of seeing Norfolk and Western Class J #611 in tow on her way to the Strasburg Rail Road, where she will spend the next few months for numerous events including public excursions. Here is…

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…

NS M6T Derailment at Riverton Junction

Closeup: NS train M6T derailed at Riverton Junction, Virginia on 3/4/2021.

Norfolk Southern train M6T (an extra version of 16T) derailed on the curve while moving north through Riverton Junction, Virginia on March 4, 2021. Riverton Junction is where the former Norfolk and Western Shenandoah Valley Line crosses the former Southern…

NS 12Z Northbound on the Shenandoah Valley Line

This morning, I went out and caught Norfolk Southern train 12Z northbound at Acorn Hill (the south end of the siding at Bentonville, Virginia). This location is on the former Norfolk and Western Shenandoah Valley line south of Riverton Junction.…

Norfolk Southern Geometry Train

Yesterday evening, I saw Norfolk Southern C44C6M #4013‚Äč leading train 902 west past Linden, Virginia with research cars 34 & 33. Photos and video are below. The research cars measure and analyze track geometry and find defects. Photos Video