Hotshot 217 breaks the silence of the night at Big Four Tunnel #1. Leading the way is the Delaware, Lackawanna an Western heritage unit, NS 1074. A big thanks goes out to more)
After waiting for 262, 218 and CSX cross traffic the 217 finally gets their turn through Fostoria.
Catching a small patch of sunlight, NS's Lackawanna heritage unit leads hotshot No. 217, as the train snakes into the yard at Bluefield,W.Va., with the freshly washed unit proudly displaying its s... (more)
NS 217 roars out of Gen Alum Tunnel with a load of hot doublestacks.
Two consecutively numbered Dash-9's(Nos. 9108 & 9109), lead hotshot intermodal train No. 217 westbound out of the twin Hatfield Tunnel portals in beautiful afternoon light, as the train nears the ... (more)
NS SD60E 6910 leads 217 west through Hammond past a vintage NKP signal.
When I heard the horn on the other side of the tunnel, I knew I was in for a treat. I was rewarded with with this lone GP38-2 pulling a work train going home for the Christmas holiday.
NS 217 is right on time desipte bad wind and snow conditions to the east.
Westbound NS 217 leans into the S curve east of Ingleside, upgrade on the Christiansburg District toward Bluefield. Fall colors are at their peak along East River.
With a former CR leader, NS Greensboro-Chicago train 217 brings double stacks off the single track at Lunbeck.
NS 217 snaking through some tight curves between Ingleside and Oakvale. Just visible in the upper right section of the photo is the Princeton-Deepwater District.
NS 217 splitting the CPLs at Ingleside.
NS 217 rolls through the small community of Ada as it completes the last few miles of its run into Bluefield.
NS 217 heads west on Main Two through Shawsville on a fine summer evening. It's always a treat to get back home to the mountains of southwest Virginia!
Norfolk Southern 217 passes through the hamlet of Keiferville, Ohio just east of Continental. The town has long since passed the good old days.