Here come the next generation of Toyota vehicles! Skimming the rails at a good 55 mph is NS southbound autorack train 285 with a conventional cab Dash 9 leading.
285 blasts through the small town of Sturgeon with two Ex-Southern GP38-2s leading. Sturgeon was the site of a 1979 Norfolk and Western train derailment and chemical spill that forced an evacuatio... (more)
A pair of high-hood GP38-2s have temporarily escaped their local assignments and lead intermodal/autorack train 285 over the Wabash Bridge in St. Charles, MO. The gravel at ground level is the for... (more)
Two Ex-Southern GP38-2s lead a SD70M-2 on 285 west of Salisbury. It was probably the first time in a while the 5097 led a 60mph train.
Norfolk Southern's beautiful 6920, which is specially painted to honor our veterans, dodges clouds as it rolls south at Sugar Valley, GA on the first day of July 2014.
Just days before our nation's 238th birthday, Norfolk Southern's patriotic SD60E leads train 285 towards Atlanta and ultimately Jacksonville, Florida as they meander through the thick woods surrou... (more)
Nice to see the Norfolk Southern Veterans Locomotive almost on the Fourth of July. Very nice to see a company take pride and time to show support for veterans of America.
Nice color added with the BNSF trailing as this intermodal is headed to drop off intermodal traffic for the FEC. The leader is sporting a new coat of paint in the "Horsehead" scheme.
NS 285's power rolls back light after delivering it's train to the FEC. It is uncommon but not unheard of for UP power to turn up on NS trains in Jax.
NS train 285 makes it's way by CP Bridge as it approaches Inman Yard with SD70M 2620 taking the place of the normal C40-9Ws. The train will perform work in Atlanta before continuing its trip towar... (more)
NS 285 coming down the hill into New Albany, Indiana led by standard cab SD60 6686.
Train 285, with intermodal & autoracks for Florida, passes 231 & G1A working in Whitaker Intermodal Terminal.
A surprising NS 285 has just come onto Florida East Coast trackage as it embarks on the crossing of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville and prepares to hand off its train to the FEC for the next s... (more)
A standard cab SD70 passes FEC milepost 0 as it leads 285 onto the Saint Johns River bridge in downtown Jacksonville, headed to FEC's Bowden Yard for interchange.
Can You Hear Me Now? An employee of the food warehouse whose parking lot I'm in, continues his smoke break phone conversation as an autorack train, NS 285, leaves the big city of Atlanta be... (more)