SD70ACU 7300 and AC44C6M 4138, examples of 2 of NS's rebuild programs, lead 39Q west at Cove.
Whitace SD70M NS 2597 is the leader on NS 39Q, seen splitting the MP 302 signals at Gray Station, PA. This particular 39Q was an odd one - the train, which is normally a decent sized freight train... (more)
Fresh out of the Juniata Shops, NS 7323 leads its first train as an EMD SD70ACU in fresh paint. NS AC44C6M 4069 is also on its first train in fresh paint after rebuild.
At speed through the Little Juniata Valley, a westbound Hagerstown to Conway manifest leans into the curve at Birmingham, beneath a still-standing Pennsylvania Railroad signal bridge. Trailing th... (more)
NS 39Q ducks under the 263 signalbridge in Summerhill. Fresh SD70ACU 7254 trails 3rd.
Westbound going thru crossing.
NS 4022 leading 39Q out of Altoona with the Railroaders Museum in the background.
NS 39Q rounds the curve into MG interlocking with a classic leader.
Westbound in early evening.
39Q passes by Walnut Bottom, PA on the Lurgan Branch heading to Harrisburg, Pa from Hagerstown, MD in the middle of the night. Just east of Lee's Crossroads and along the tracks sit Rehobeth Cemet... (more)
A very long mixed freight from Roanoke to Knoxville is stopped just west of Jonesborough. The crew is laying off several grade crossings as it awaits a meet with a tardy eastbound. A diverging rou... (more)
NS' Southern heritage engine #8099 leads westbound freight train 39Q through downtown Johnson City on a chilly winter night en route from Roanoke, VA to Knoxville, TN.
The Southern heritage unit makes it's second appearance in the lead through Bristol on the 39Q.
On a bitterly cold and snowy afternoon, No. 38Q holds the siding situated in Wytheville, Va., as No. 39Q highballs past on the mainline creating a snow storm on his journey west toward Bristol.
The westbound is being tied down on the siding. 202 will arrive soon to take the main.