After loading 75 "yellow balls" at Holton, located off the ex-Southern's St. Charles Branch, the crew has set its cab off on the main line and is shoving the yellow balls in the load tra... (more)
After loading 75 "yellow balls" at Holton, located on a short extension off the ex-Southern's St. Charles Branch, the crew crosses Pigeon Creek at the connection of the branch with the m... (more)
The sun sets as Norfolk Southern Local A50 roars back South to Norris Yard in Irondale as they pass through Argo, AL. After doing work in Attalla, AL. This days A50 had NS High Hood GP38-2 #5034 r... (more)
Train A64 leans into the elevated curve on the very scenic East End with high hood GP38-2 #5034 on point. When the temperature is nearly 90 degrees and your lead motor doesn't have A/C, sometimes ... (more)
Train A64 sits tied down at CP Coosa near Riverside, Alabama in the late evening sunlight.
NS Local A64 is seen here sitting in the late evening sun in the siding at Control Point Coosa in Riverside, AL. Waiting on a new crew to take the train on west to Norris Yard in Irondale, AL.
A mid-summer severe thunderstorm associated with a major cold front terrioizes the small town of Nitro as it tears through the Kanawha Valley with heavy rains, thunder, and an impressive lightning... (more)
Running as designed, a high nose GP38-2 and recently renumbered B32-8 are running nose to nose under the old Southern RR cantilever signal bridge guarding the north end of the siding at Duluth. G... (more)
NS local V87 hammers the diamond at Charles Town.
Empty MOW train
Looking like a mainline freight from the 1970s.
One of Norfolk Southern's famed high hood units leads a train up the grade with a final destination at the Blue Ridge Paper Mill. NS 5034 is a GP38-2 with CNO&TP marking below the cab window.
After dropping a sef of cars in the yard at the Blue Ridge Paper Mill, 5034 and three SD40-2's head back to the rest of the train.
The track geometry train passes under the signals at Anniston.