Three days after Christmas 2007, a westbound NS hopper train climbs upgrade from Natural Tunnel to Sunbright on a rainy and gloomy day in southwestern Virginia.
The power and first few cars of NS 288 roll to a stop to be tied down at Klines Yard for the night
Crossing over the state line out of the gloom into a very brief suckerhole of splash sunlight. This loaded coal has a rare set of solid SD70M power not commonly seen on D3. Happily they got a ... (more)
Right after the sun broke through low morning clouds a triple crown train breezed through Blakeslee on its way to Detroit on the former Wabash in western Ohio.
One must wonder how many trains this Bristol landmark has seen pass by over the years. Around midnight on the 3rd the Bristol sign overlooks the passage of the last freight to pass before the 4th ... (more)
NS stacker 24V rolls through the borough of Steel City after setting out and picking up at Bethlehem.
Into the late 80's, it was still possible to catch "pure" Southern lashups on NS.
An oddball pairing of an NS SD70M and an IC SD 40-2 team up on CSX Q359.
Westbound NS 168 approaches Shattuc siding.
An outbound UP manifest, led by an NS SD70M, crosses Tempe Town Lake in the late afternoon.
Westbound stack train crosses the Susquehanna River.