The last day of operation for the PRR position light signals was the weekend of June 8th, 2019; as crews quickly worked their way across the NS Pittsburgh Line. On Saturday evening, a loaded stone... (more)
A Norfolk Southern coal empties passes through Cresson, Pennsylvania, on September 18, 2019. This train had five former Conrail SD80MACs for power: NS 7202 and 7216 up front, and 7201, 7211 and ... (more)
On a warm June evening, four Norfolk Southern EMD SD80MACs arrived in South Fork, PA with an EB loaded rock train. The train was tied down on the long South Fork siding, and the four engines were ... (more)
As the crew of the stone train ties down on track 4 at South Fork PA, a mixed freight glides down grade. The PRR signal in this shot would be removed less that 48 hours later, and this was the las... (more)
A duo of SD80macs back their train (which is lead by two more 80s) into the track 4 siding at South Fork PA; while a NS hotshot intermodal whizzes by on track 3.
Norfolk Southern SD80MAC 7207 shoves the the second cut of 50 coal cars through the flood-loader at the Amfire Coal Load-out in Portage, PA. Amfire receives coal from multiple mines in the area wh... (more)
NS SD80MAC 7207 leads train C47 on the wrong main under the historic PRR signal bridge at Summerhill, PA on a dreary day. This train sported 6 of the foamier Conrail Big Macs for its trip west, th... (more)
A sight that won't be seen too much longer. With NS heading west with their replacement signaling moving at a fast pace, these old PRR signals at Summerhill on the Pittsburgh line will fall in sho... (more)
Its always nice to see SD80MACs still clicking away the miles and especially when they are leading a hot intermodal train such as 21E seen here in Emsworth, PA.
Back around 2007, NS assigned the 7200 series SD80MAC's to South Fork for use on coal trains. But they also were assigned to local service, as well. Here 3 80MAC's lead... (more)
C91 is lead west by an SD80MAC and an SD40E
With 25,000 HP (Five, yes, five SD80MAC's) and just 8 cars, C51 was the main attraction on this day.
Wabash, SD80MAC and Slugs. Just another day at the Juniata Locomotive Shop
At one time the SD80MAC was NS's only form of AC traction power. Acquired second hand from Conrail in 1999, NS would not see "new" AC power until 2008. Since then NS has over 100 ES44ACs and 75 SD... (more)