Operation Life Saver Dash 9 9255 leads a manifest train past the busy regional hub at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Chesapeake Western's V91 crew is headed to the NS yard in Shenandoah with their grain train empty's in an unusual 5 loco lash up consisting of 2-NS dash 9's, NS SD70ACu, BNSF "Fake Bonnet" and las... (more)
NS 202 makes its way north on a nice Spring morning.
NS 9048 and 180-01 roll downhill into downtown Columbus and prepare to slam across the C&O diamond at LM Cabin.
NS 9403 and 26Z-28 roll downhill towards Columbus as the Camp Chase waits to open up.
While we were waiting for the UP passenger shuttle to return from a few miles west this westbound “unlimited power” consist rolled by. We had already gotten it in Longview but they didn’t have th... (more)
Rolling into the big curve downtown another of thousands of trains is about enter into the labyrinth of southern West Virginia’s convoluted mountains and rivers. Until now I had not noticed the r... (more)
NS 9774 leads 305-23 along the Western Branch and out of downtown Columbus.
H751 (Richmond, VA - Russell, KY), with a CSX CW40-9 and SD40-2, heads west out of Fulton Yard and across the viaduct. The deck plate girder bridge was built by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in 19... (more)
One in and one out. NS 9380 leads a westbound unit slab train out of the tunnel at Gallitzin while the tail end of an eastbound intermodal is about to enter the tunnel.
Second WinterThe first day of spring 2018 was, ironically, met with a rather heavy snowstorm. I sort of imagine the conversation between Nature and the Seasons being much like the '... (more)
CN 529 has a paltry 15 cars and NS 9471 & NS 7302 for power as it approaches Turcot West.
Norfolk Southern Train 179 heads South as they pass through Springville, AL. With a trio of Canadian visitors in charge
Close to sunset, stack train NS 25A rolls out of the curve just east of South Whitley, IN on the former Nickel Plate Road.