Favorite Locomotives: The original GP59s are one of my favorite locomotives on the NS all-time roster. While some have been rebuilt/repurposed, none remain on the active roster in their ori... (more)
All alone in Anniston. Perhaps it is fitting that Norfolk Southern Corp 4617 (GP59), the example of this class of 36 units produced by EMD most seen by railfans since it spent a good amount of tim... (more)
A GP59 and a GP38-3 lead Norfolk Southern local train P15 through the switches at Elm in Greensboro, NC on a warm March 12, 2020.
Southern Railway (Norfolk Southern) GP59 #4610, SD40-2 #3212 and GP38-2 #5153 build G99's train prior to departure for Albany (GA) Yard
A GP59 rests in the Griffin Yard awaiting its next assignment.
Even when the weather isn't so great, the freight has to move, even if its only one carload. Norfolk Southern local freight T97 has EMD GP59 No. 4617 for power and a single tank car for Proctor & ... (more)
A large Tire Discounters billboard dominates the scene as Norfolk Southern local freight T02 switches some tank cars for DuBois Chemicals with EMD GP59 No. 4617 on an industrial spur off of the NS... (more)
Shoot it while you can! Though the paint on this Geep has seen better days, it was nice to see power like this used on locals. This job now uses SD60Es exclusively.
Norfolk Southern EMD GP59 4610 looks great in a commemorative Southern color scheme. It teamed up with GP60 7140 to pull an NRHS convention excursion from Lula to Athens, GA and back over freight ... (more)
Under a threatening evening sky the local job AC18-23 "Red Bank" Job is tied down on the lead to JIT Steel Service along the Chattanooga Traction Co. an subsidiary of the Southern Rwy. NS 4621 is... (more)
A CF&E rail train speeds westward through Valparaiso on the former PRR main, while a clean NS OLS GP59 waits in the ex PRR siding.
The locomotives of NS local A50 are backing up to couple to their train in Attalla, Alabama. The locomotives were uncoupled from their train after GP59 4627 developed a brake pipe leak, and the l... (more)
Running as train P96, a pair of EMD locomotives cruise through High Point, NC on their way south towards the yard at Linwood on March 17, 2019.
The Norfolk Southern Hazelton job heads back towards the Humboldt Industrial Park with a cut of cars from the NS Hazelton yard.
A trio of standard cab power brings the V79 down grade out of Martinsville headed to Winston Salem North Carolina.