A single ex-Conrail leader heads west past some other Conrail remnants.
NS 199 heads west at Gold Ridge at a high rate of speed. Second unit is NS 8208, an ex-Conrail C39-8. I would catch this train a second time at Camp Hill, but would never get a third shot thanks t... (more)
Westbound crossing the NS/CSX diamond at Opelika. This was one of those unusual consists that could be seen shortly after the Conrail split: NS 3543, CSXT 8440, HLGX 525 (leased C30-7).
NS 199 stomps the interlocker in front of the historic Opelika union depot. After conversing with the crew of CSX Q192 to avoid an interlocker showdown, the NS crew gets the clear and proceeds, av... (more)
there sure has been plenty of BNSF power around here lately (which is fine with me)
A rare find for an NS train in these parts!
one of the BN "coal motors" that has been hanging around here on locals A41 and A48 for a month and a clean, unpatched Santa Fe warbonnet (C44-9W 678) lead 199 west at Simmons Street
199 waits outside Norris Yard, illuminated by moonlight at 3:27am, with a 3 minute exposure.
199 with BNSF power is easing over a broken rail in the siding in Opelika; the rail has been temporarily repaired using a joint bar at the location of the break.