After a trip down the Blue Ridge mountains on Norfolk Southerns “S Line”, NS 166 awaits a signal at Church St onto the Ex-Southern main.
Power from BNSF, Wisconsin Central and NS make up this version of train 166, bound for Linwood yard 135 miles away.
Kansas City Southern power leads eastbound train 162 through Swannanoa, NC on this beautiful September morning.
KCS power leads eastbound from Asheville on this beautiful September morning.
SW1 will be in tow to Knoxville , Tn on NS train 166.
NS 2231 in new NS paint .
NS 8419 in new paint.
NS 8310 , one of the very few NS locomotives with black numberboards.
NS 8339 in new paint , helps pull the NS 166.
Eastbound freight 166 approaches the summit at Ridgecrest. Soon it will be descending through the Old Fort Loops.
Eastbound train 116 approaches Old Fort as it reaches the bottom of the grade.
Train 166 carefully descends the 3.0% grade of the Old Fort Loops as it passes Andrews Geyser.
NS 166 makes an early-morning arrival behind a pair of Warbonnets, a pumpkin, and an N&W SD40-2.