Q56 cruising through the S-curves in Henry, Va
Returning from it's first revenue run, NS 4005 and 4003 lead westbound Catawba empties at Wolf Creek on the river line.
With its three day run from Conway Yard complete, 740 slowly enters Asheville yard before it's next crew change will take the loads to Plant Marshall near Hickory, NC.
After spending a few days in Asheville, 744 made a run down the district in perfect morning light with one of two NS "Blue Bonnets" leading.
J60 slowly rolls by the Keystone, WV, mine.
Mission accomplished, as the 3 newest pushers (two new ET44ACs and the "DC to AC" conversion) duck into the void atop the infamous Elkhorn grade located inside the cavernous Elkhorn Tunn... (more)
The clouds lift and the rain stops as the "DC to AC" conversion glides down grade over the quaint town of Coopers, WV, pushing 83A.
The sun starts to set over the Appalachian fall colors as J60 with two of the new ET44ACs and the "DC to AC" conversions push hard on a long loaded coal train 83A into the yard in Bluefi... (more)
Norfolk Southern AC44C6Ms #'s 4002 and 4004 charge through Princeton with ethanol empties bound for Mina, SD. These are the first NS DC to AC conversion units to get past Chicagoland, and are look... (more)
The Sonic Bonnet leads P99 under the Charlotte skyline headed south to Satellite yard in Charlotte.
After being on the Belews Creek coal trains for what seemd like ever, 4001 makes a visit further south in North Carolina leading P99 to Charlotte.
NS 65T passes through Emsworth, PA with AC44C6M 4000 leading the Erie heritage unit.
Coming into Peru, IN, is 65T with the NS 4000 and NS 1068 in charge of this ethanol train. The train had brought many foamers from many states at each and every crossing- you'd think the steam tra... (more)
The days of the old Concord signals are numbered as NS #4001 leads P99 (218) under the classic Southern Railway signals at Concord, NC.
NS 216 slowly pulls into Whitaker Yard in Austell, GA with the 4001 (DC to AC) engine leading.