Tag: sd40-2

NS 92Q and 211

Working from home today, I saw a heads-up from Rob that Norfolk Southern train 92Q had an SD40-2 leading and was dropping some empties off on the Front Royal spur. Trying to time my lunch break, I found the train…

NS K91 with SD40-2 Leader

Norfolk Southern B-line local train K91 passed west by Linden, Virginia last Saturday with SD40-2 #3346 and three cars. In the video below, you can hear the Leslie RS3L horn on the former Conrail unit. Photo Video

36Q with SD40-2 Running LHF

Thanks to a heads-up from Rob on Facebook, I was able to catch Norfolk Southern train 36Q with leader NS SD40-2 #3403 running long hood forward through Delaplane, Virginia. Pictures and video are below. Photos Video

B-Line Local at Riverton

The normally nocturnal NS B-line local train to Strasburg, Virginia ran Wednesday morning instead of Tuesday night for some reason this week. I was able to catch it coming back through the Historic Riverton District at lunchtime. A photo and…

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.

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 High and Wide Train with SD40-2 Leader

NS SD40-2 #3381 leads train 981 westbound at Linden, Virginia

Today I lucked out and was able to catch NS Train 981 over Linden Hill at lunchtime with an ex-Conrail SD40-2 leader (RS3L horn). The train is destined for Selingsgrove, Pennsylvania where a power plant is being converted from coal…