One of the 100 former UP SD9043MAC units NS has purchased from EMD/Progress Rail. These units were bought to help alleviate the power shortage and will eventually be rebuilt into SD70ACe specs. NS... (more)
"Dashing through the snow..."
NS 17M heads west out of Williamson passing the N&W CPL's at Falls Branch during one of several snow squalls that blanketed the southern half of t... (more)
NS 18M passes the Thomasville Visitor's Center with one of NS's recently acquired former UP SD9043MACs on the point.
This southbound manifest consist of a SD90MAC recently acquired by NS, formerly UP, a NS GE C44-9W, a NS GE B32-8, and a CLCX Alco #9698! This train finally gets moving from the downtown area unde... (more)
Southbound Intermodal on this rather warm Saturday with one of a fleet of SD90MACs recently acquired by Norfolk Southern that once belonged to Union Pacific.
The power from CP Train 474-30 sits in the old roundhouse at KCS Knoche Yard. The leader is a rare for this area CP SD90MAC. I hadn't seen one of these since I was working into Chicago years ago... (more)
UP 3732 rocks and rolls as it takes the lead over the CPR bridge in the small town of Port Hope,Ontario. UP 5513 behind making it an all Union Pacific powered CP train, in Ontario. A rare sight i... (more)
One of the new acquisitions leads an empty rock train north behind ABAC on the NS GS&F. NS has labeled these as SD90MACs as engine designations. Can not wait to see these in NS black and white as ... (more)
When CP started ordering these, I hoped that the quantities would at least match that of their GEs. I like things to balance out. Unfortunately it never worked out that way so now I'm glad I sho... (more)
Led by a pair of rare EMD SD90MAC's, southbound loaded coke train CSX K227 crosses the North Holston River Bridge in Kingsport, TN as the train works to Carter Yard to swap power due to issues wit... (more)
Still in its UP paint scheme, NS 7299 leads a manifest west along the CN (GTW) and through Wheeler, IN.
Visiting power sits with coal empties.
KCS southbound freight heading to New Orleans with two UP rejects in control.
A CP Big Mac leading. CP 9134 & SOO 6044 are the two units on CP 253, seen here passing the AMT Lasalle station. I lucked out on this one, got to the station about 20 seconds before the tra... (more)