NS 143 rolls by the northbound signal at Erlanger, KY
I wonder if they saw me...
Rows of decommissioned GP-38-2's sit along side a new batch of CSX coal hoppers in the West Yard while the NS 23G heads east. In the background the Conrail painted former Erie SDP45 sits.
Power rests at the NS W-S yard office on a Saturday afternoon.
A slower coal train sits in the hole waiting on a faster time freight to pass. The classic signals are soon history as their replacements lay trackside waiting to be installed.
With the lattice of tracks and sumps, as Dave would say, the crew prepares to set out a bad motor before loading coal. Luckily six engines are used, mainly for braking down the steep branch.
NS 8433 leads a westbound on the New Castle District just west of Greens Fork
NS 33K runs light on the Royce Runner on a sunny afternoon.
Several things distinctly not N&W are seen at Bluestone. Ex-Conrail power and hoppers, massive modern signal bridges with tri-light signals, and Southern-style green station signs have all changed... (more)
NS 8433 is in command of a southbound autoparts train as it rounds the curve for Junction City.
NS 66K Heads eastbound through CP Walnut through the City of Reading @ 9:25am. The Berks County Services center in in the background
Former Conrail Unit Leads RoadRailer NS251 South Past NS Whitaker Yard.
Westbound empty coal train passes the countryside towards Altoona.