Just when you think you've seen it all, a pair of Florida East Coast SD70M-2's lead hotshot intermodal #216 on the approach to Norfolk Southern's Calumet Yard.
FEC In Kentucky?" After spending couple years in Storage the FEC SD70M-2 hits the rails again as lease engines on Norfolk Southern. A pair of them happened to be sole power on the Daily Atlan... (more)
All 1400 feet of NS 216 is sprawled across the Cumberland River Bridge as they depart Burnside after taking 5 and a half hours leaving Chattanooga that morning and making it to Tateville before th... (more)
NS 216 passes CP bridge on the outskirts of Inman Yard at sunset as the crew heads for Whitaker Yard in Austell where their outbound train waits.
I first noticed this train snaking it's way through town and thought, heck, a high priority intermodal with a fairly new locomotive on the point, why not chase it! Though it was hard to get and st... (more)
NS 216 slowly pulls into Whitaker Yard in Austell, GA with the 4001 (DC to AC) engine leading.
NS AC44C6M 4001 "Sonic Bonnet" takes the lead position on Chicago bound train 216 seen shortly after it's departure from the originating point of Inman Yard. 216 will make a pickup at Whitaker Ya... (more)
NS AC44C6M 4001 "Sonic Bonnet" takes the lead position on Chicago bound train 216 and is seen pulling north by CP Cowart in Austell, Georgia thirty minutes prior to it's departure from Whitaker Ya... (more)
NS 216 comes around the bend into Downtown Hiram, GA with the 4001 (DC to AC) unit leading
NS 216 with the 4001 (DC to AC) unit, slowly pulls North out of Rail highway 1 at Whitaker Yard in Austell, GA and a warm summer evening. He will double to Rail Highway 2 and hang the EOT and head... (more)
Former C40-9 #8879 looks much different now in its new life as NS #4001
CNJ heritage leading 216.
After building the train at Austell, GA, NS 216 with the Savannah & Atlanta Heritage unit, pulls North toward Foss and onto the North end to head to Chattanooga, TN.
NS 216 is just seconds away from crossing the Indiana/Illinois board and is a few miles away from its destination of Landers Yard.
Intermodal train 216 leaves Inman Yard with a pair of heritage units sandwiching a spartan cab SD70