In front of the erstwhile HQ of its former owner with Hotel Roanoke, the dowage queen of the Roanoke skyline in the background, this classic is headed west thru my favorite "funnel".
NS 360 heads toward Chattanooga, TN with a straight SD40 leading several large GE's and another straight SD40 at Austell, GA.
Becoming more rare by the day, a straight SD40 in Class 1 service.
From the viewing area of the Fall 2004 "Hoot"
One of the remaining SD40's in active class one service.
An SD40 shoves local A81, along with two SD40-2s, towards the river track on a clear Saturday afternoon.