Snow intensifies as an oil train rolls downgrade. It has been 20 years since my first visit here and 9 since my last. Changes since 2010 are less coal and more oil trains as well as more GE power.
A westbound emerges out of the snow on the west slope as the winter storm intensifies. The storm would bring about 8 inches of snow give or take along with some freezing rain.
NS 187 burst out of the tunnel at Vandiver, AL as its locomotives exhaust that filled the tunnel is sucked out behind itself. NS 9293 has the honors of riding up front a bit today. Placed on GE O... (more)
A Norfolk Southern high priority intermodal enters Simpson Yard in Jacksonville, Florida.
NS 16T travels across the high bridge after 8 inches fell the previous day.
Westbound on the Transcon is about to cross the NS in Streator.
In the golden sunlight, a pair of NS Dash 9s and a UP GEVO cross Harbour Draw headed for Fort Erie, ON
Norfolk Southern Train 186 sweeps around the curve at Calcis, AL as they cross over HWY 25 on their way east towards Columbus, GA.
New York, Susquehanna & Western departs sunny Syracuse with borrowed power. Locomotives: CSXT 9037, NS 6914, NYSW 3808 and NYSW 3014
NS 9817 pauses at Meridian to pick up a new crew.
Amtrak 20 highballs through the small community of Russell, MS as it heads east.
NS train 355 glides along the pine tree lined main on the NO&NE. The train is slowing to go into the hole at Basic Siding to meet NS train 130 before continuing southward.
Erie Heritage sandwich at Taylor.
The Interstate Heritage unit is sandwiched between two standard Norfolk Southern locomotives on a ADM grain train bound for Valdosta, Georgia.
Westbound train 135 nears the top of the the loops at Old Fort.