RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 555030 Norfolk Southern Caboose at Norton, Virginia by Joseph Powers
 
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Norfolk Southern (more..)
Caboose (more..)
Norton (more..)
Norton, Virginia, USA (more..)
December 26, 2018
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
NS 555030 (more..)
NS U44 (more..)
Joseph Powers (more..)
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Norfolk Southern mine run U44 heads east out of the yard at Norton, Virginia with two cabooses on the end of the train. The empty coal train will make a reverse movement onto the Big Toms Creek Branch at Coeburn, Virginia to be flood loaded. Although it is typical of an empty coal train out of Norton to have a caboose as a shoving platform for reverse movements on the Big Toms Creek Branch, it is unknown to the photographer as to why two cabooses were used on this day.
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Long after their mainline days, several cabooses soldier on at the end of locals and work trains.
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