The empty oil train 65R, has finally caught up with train 37M ahead of them on the outside Chesterton slowing this hotshot down. This 65R west of Elkhart was making screaming time with little traf... (more)
An empty oil train for the BNSF at Cicero Yard in Chicago, IL, passes thru CP 412 at Goschen, on the east side of Elkhart. This train has 2x1 distributed power setup, with NS 1051 in DP mode. CP 4... (more)
The "Original Norfolk Southern" Heritage Unit leads a 65R across the Rockville Bridge on it's return to North Dakota for another load of Bakken Crude.
The "Original Norfolk Southern" Heritage Unit leads another 65R back to North Dakota for reloading. Sherman Creek empties into the Susquehanna River in the background.
Finally after many lost chances and opportunities, I get my chance to catch NS 8114, the Original NS heritage unit at Hammond leading an empty oil train westbound.
65R is seen here working towards Western Avenue to deliver to the BNSF. This is an empty oil train bound back for the Dakotas for loading. The NS heritage unit lead this empty unit train in 2x1 DP... (more)
The never ending chain of oil trains always has good power.
Another train of empty tank cars heads west to be reloaded. The train is running on Norfolk Southern's Royalton Branch, which shares the same right-of-way as Amtrak's Keystone Line between Middle... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 15E rolls down the connection at Sidney and onto the Union Pacific's former C&EI line, as a cropduster rolls his air tractor around to line up for another pass over a corn f... (more)
The original NS heritage unit leads a general freight train 15E westbound through the fertile farmland of the Little River valley just east of Roanoke, Indiana.
NS #8114 leads the MPIPBJ train through rural Tuscola Illinois.
For the second time in a week the original NS heritage unit leads a 11K west across Ohio. In this view the train is rolling through the construction zone for the new Wales Rd overpass project.
NS' Norfolk & Western and original Norfolk Southern heritage engines shove on the rear of a loaded export coal train as it passes through the small community of Elkhorn, WV.
A cold Winter morning finds the Original Norfolk Southern heritage locomotive emerging into daylight at Big Four, W.Va., as the engineer throws a friendly wave to us. The helpers are en-route to F... (more)