Mass Coastal 2014 is seen leading the northbound Energy Train at Cohasset Narrows in Bourne, MA. 2014 is an EMD GP59, built for NS in 1989. In March 2023, the locomotive was delivered to Mass Coas... (more)
At the time, #4610 was THE pride of the fleet and there wasn't as much anticipation for a heritage fleet as there is now. Remember the "backlash" when they painted this back to black in... (more)
A southbound merchandise train in the trench that replaced the "Rathole" tunnel that existed before. The photographer probably had his eye on one of the many "free" cedars for... (more)
Is it OK to call yourself a "pre ditch light" railfan? Just a thought. In any case, NS had two really rare models and here is one on a SB double stack train in the remote Bluegrass State country... (more)
Norfolk Southern’s first Heritage Unit, GP59 4610, was built in November 1989.
It had been here in High Point for a few days doing local switching in the early 1990’s. While on my lunch brea... (more)
NS "Southern" 4610 sits at the servicing facility at Ludlow Ky.
A Norfolk Southern GP59 works the yard in Asheville, North Carolina as it pulls a string of tank cars out towards the east end of the yard. In the background, the power from the Blue Ridge Souther... (more)
Rather rare and all gone. This 12 cylinder model was only bought in quantity by NS and all have been sold off or made fodder for various rebuilds.
Norfolk Southern local AB10 heads back to Finley Yard in North Birmingham as they pass through 32nd Street interlocking in Birmingham, AL., after working CMC Steel in Woodlawn, AL.
The first Norfolk Southern Heritage Diesel, Southern 4610, was doing local switching on this day in High Point NC. This paint scheme was applied in 1994. This photo was taken in the mid 1990's. My... (more)
NS 4627 is part of a long line of NS GP-59s stored on the loop track that goes through Thomaston, Georgia.
One of just a handful (maybe 3?) GP59s built with 'rounded' cabs teams with an SD40-2 on the eastbound long-distance local.
A solo GP60 runs out to the north end of Norfolk Southern's yard in Asheville, North Carolina, passing by the T2 yard tower as it prepares to grab a block of cars for switching.
NS 4652 Switches in the Elkhart Indiana Norfolk Southern yard
NS 4657 operation lifesaver unit switches cars in the Elkhart Indiana yard , while a couple of BNSF and a UP Locos wait