NS 8099, the Southern Heritage unit was on the point of 393 today headed to NOLA on what amounted to perfect conditions for capturing this beauty.
7622 and 4102 led a very short SB manifest as the sun drifted down into the clear blue sky and shadows grew longer.
These NS pigs are always pretty short between Meridian and New Orleans, so getting up to track speed is no steep task at all. Here, he was doing all of 60mph coming into Purvis.
PRR 8303 and PRR 3438 lead NS train #393 towards New Orleans.
UP 4793 and 4631 lead NS train 393 on its way to New Orleans, LA.
NS 8744, UP 3949, UP 3139, & UP 4098 are the power on today's NS train 393 in Purvis, MS.
UP 4078 and ATSF 561 (1 of 4 remaining B40-8W's that BNSF has not "touched up") lead NS train 393 towards New Orleans, LA.
UP 4238 and UP 2461 lead NS train 393 towards New Orleans, LA.
NS 6685 leads the Herzog unit train south through Purvis, MS.
UP 4294 leads train 393 through the banked curve in Purvis, MS.
PRR 5428, still in Conrail paint, leads UP 6578 on its way to New Orleans with NS train 393.
NS 9097 leads NS train 393 through the S-Curve at Purvis, MS with UP 4319 trailing headed for New Orleans.
NS 9117 leads NS train 393 through Purvis, MS with solid blue (no lettering) NS 8460 and HLCX 9013 (Ex-MPI) SD45.
UP 4765 has the UP 9396 and CEFX 2009 in tow on train 393.
NS 9258, NS 9426, NS 9308, and UP 3761 head up NS train #130 through Purvis, MS.