Running long hood forward, as was standard at the time, this C39-8 leads an eastbound coal train over the crossing at Wilsons, Virginia.
Retired NS C39-8`s 8613 8573 8632 await an uncertain future.
Coal drag 826 heads east through the Tinker Creek Connection in Vinton with Southern States looming in the background. The train is using the connection to get from the N&W across town to the Virg... (more)
NS 294 descends the south side of Starkey Hill as it heads south toward the car lot at Walkertown, NC. Lead unit is C39-8 8651, fresh out of the paint shop.
A westbound coal train arrives at the east end of Williamson Yard behind an elderly C39-8 and an ex-LMS unit.
The weekend of the massive snow storm that hit the lake Erie shoreline gave railfans some 12-14 inches of snowfall to enhance their shots. NS 14M plows its way through the drifts of snow that blew... (more)
Line of stored NS C39-8`s. NS 8205 & 8697 were added after this photo was made.
NS westbound led by a endangered C39-8 at the east end of Mardenis siding on the NS Huntington District.
W34 heads east toward Columbus with an Amercian flag decorated C39-8 in the lead.
A lot of Conrail blue power at Croxton Yard.
NS 144 climbs the Marion Hill with a C39-8 leading the way at CP-75 on the Marion Branch.
A look at the set up of this Norfolk Southern C39-8. This unit is set up for long hood forward operation.