A Norfolk Southern ballast train heads south at Keno, Kentucky, on the famous former Southern Railway “Rathole” line between Cincinnati and Chattanooga. The short, heavy train even has a caboose o... (more)
A northbound Norfolk Southern train crosses the Cumberland River at Burnside, Kentucky, on a hot and hazy August 23, 1992. On the point of train No. 196 is NS No. 8596 which is a GE C39-8; and yes... (more)
NS 8635 poses in front of the former Virginian Railway depot with a visitor from the C&NW in this September 1997 view.
Conrail purchased 22, C39-8 #6000-6021.
Before the Heartland Corridor opened up the Pokey as a route for double stacks, this westbound intermodal (with both conventional piggybacks and containers) rolls out of Hemphill Tunnel 2 at Farm.... (more)
A Norfolk Southern C39-8 on the Croxton engine tracks after just coming in on an inbound train. These locomotives are no longer rostered by the Norfolk Southern Railway.
PNR train to ESPN interchange at Telford crosses Main Street heading north.
FCCA 1012 with a loaded train of minerals downhill towards Lima
Pennsylvania Northeastern C39-8 #8212 (former NS #8211, built as Conrail #6021) is in Hatboro, PA with a cut of centerflow hoppers at a local industry.
1016 and 1017 bring a long train ( at least for the historically highest railroad in the world ) down from the pass into La Oroya
above San Bartolome
Bypassing a bridge that had been damaged by a "huayco" (landslide), around 4700 m above sea level.
1015 on the small bridge in the middle of the second level of the Balta double loops.
before departure, the engineer and the "safety-man" have a chat. These safety-men ride on one of the last cars of each train to ensure braking possibility if the train should tear apart.