The sun has just crested the top of the mountains in the Shenandoah Valley at Stuarts Draft as NS 15T makes every bit of track speed enroute for Roanoke on its way to Alabama.
Having just wyed their power, the crew of the 287 prepares to depart for Mechanicville, NY and beyond.
NS 8056 leads a westbound power move consisting of 9 MP15s and 10 GP38-2s through Strawberry Plains, TN on Sept. 28, 2016. These 19 engines along with several others were recently sold at auction ... (more)
So for the first time trying this shot I thank it came out good. NS P99 a train I don't usually see because he goes into the intermodal yard at Charlotte.
NS 8056 leads southbound coal loads through the junction at Dalton, GA.
The pushers on the 52V grain train are in Notch 8, shoving the heavy grain train into the yard at Bluefield.
NS 8056 & NS 8099 shove hard on the rear of 826 through Maybeury, WV as a cloud of sand can be seen around the motors.
RPPY (Rouses Point-Potomac Yard)