NS 8688, a C39-8E sits dormant at Altoona. Nowadays, it doesn't really run so much, rather being used as a rolling fuel tender for emissions testing.
A six pack of motors on the head end of a train passing through Cayce, SC. The lead engine is Norfolk Southern 8674, a GE C39-8E built in 1987.
Norfolk Southern Railway #8684 leads P75 through Cayce, South Carolina in 2007. NS #8684 was built in 1987 as a General Electric C-39-8E and retired in 2012.
NREX C39-8 #7480, of obvious Conrail heritage, awaits its date with the scrapper. It's in good company with dozens of other locomotives at NRE's Facility in Silvis, IL. Built in 1986, #7480 surviv... (more)
On a brisk morning, a cool add on from Selkirk charges east towards the New York/Massachusetts state line at Flints Crossing with hot shot intermodal Q114. The early post merger days offered a col... (more)
NS 8659 is departing Auville Yard with a westbound coal train.
The classical view of the Laguna Tictcocha at more than 4700 meters above sea level
An eastbound Norfolk Southern coal train curves through Ada, just east of Bluefield, West Virginia, on October 25, 1990.
It's hard to beat the rugged looks of a GE C39-8 as evidenced by Conrail 6000 leaning into a curve as it heads west on the ex-Pennsylvania Railroad Middle Division at South Fork, Pa.
Year old GE C39-8, 8555, is departing Bluefield yard for points east. Two additional loaded coal trains are awaiting their turn. Bluefield was a busy place back in 1985. Not so much nowadays.