RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 1071 Norfolk Southern EMD SD70ACe at Switchback, West Virginia by Samuel Phillips
 
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» Norfolk Southern (more..)
» EMD SD70ACe (more..)
» NS Pocahontas District 
» Switchback, West Virginia, USA (more..)
» December 23, 2013
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» NS 1071 (more..)
» NS 776 (more..)
» Samuel Phillips (more..)
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With sanders going and locomotives in notch-8, No. 776 tackles Elkhorn Grade in Switchback, W.Va., led by NS's Central of New Jersey heritage unit. The train weighing just over 15,000 tons is down to a crawl while assaulting the infamous ascent that has caused many stall-outs, and even a line relocation in the 1950's due to its original severity.
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