The morning parade starts with northbound NS train 18T during a gorgeous spring day in the Shenandoah Valley. #716
The morning parade continues with southbound NS train 15T during a gorgeous spring day in the Shenandoah Valley. This train had to wait for 18T to clear Ashby/Success before making it's move. #716
NS train 18T clears the signal at Riverton Junction and sweeps its way north over the Shenandoah River. You could almost smell the paint on the third engine (NS 4430) even from where I was standin... (more)
NS 15T comes south after 18T and 227 went north out of the siding at Success. #716
Another monster coal train makes it's way south through Riverton Junction.
The recent addition of coal trains back to the valley has increased traffic and allowed more opportunities like this.
Norfolk Southern's Southern heritage unit leading intermodal train 227 along former Southern trackage.
NS train 202 is finally able to continue it's northbound move at Riverton after waiting for a couple of southbounds at Warren.
NS 746 exits the bridge at Riverton and makes it's way south on the NS H-line.
Engineer Rick Seal is at the helm as NS train 202 gets ready to continue north through Riverton Junction on a warm Sunday morning in the Shenandoah Valley.
NS train 211 crosses the bridge at Riverton Junction. The power plant at the inland port is seen on the far right as well as the converging of two rivers.
NS coal trains have recently made their way to back to the Shenandoah Valley. Train 781 comes south with the Central of Georgia second in command.
NS train 776 makes its way south after back to back northbounds. This train would only go to MP 80.1 (Rileyville, VA) at which time it toned the dispatcher reporting no power, no dynamic brakes, n... (more)
NS train 202 makes its way north after a "hot wheel" detection at Front Royal due to new brake shoes recently installed on several of the intermodal cars.
An NS manifest train makes it's way east on the B-line.