A BNSF GE leads NS hotshot 217 west as it meets eastbound NS 234 in Narrows, VA on a sunny November afternoon.
A trio of BNSF locomotives lead westbound hotshot NS 217 over the large Coopers Trestle just outside Bramwell, WV. Not very often do you see the BNSF SD75s outside of local service let alone in so... (more)
BNSF 298 rolls through Bluefield yard with train NS 217.
NS 217 comes into Ada, Wv with a BNSF trio. Just ahead is Bluefield yard.
In some great morning light for a westbound, NS 217 heads west through Oakvale, Wv with a BNSF SD75M on point.
Hotshot intermodal NS 217 rushes west through Narrows, Va with some solid BNSF power.
The BNSF SD75M's are back on NS 217 once again. This time under sunny skies. The first shot of the chase is in Shawsville, Va at "John Farm". This is a great spot that favors a morning w... (more)
It's beginning to look alot like...2018. Back in 2018 foreign power on this part of the NS system was abundant, and we are seeing that trend here at the end of 2021. Here a big EMD Union Pacific l... (more)
NS 4001 leads 217 over a small trestle that crosses Elkhorn Creek just outside downtown Kimball, WV on a snowy morning.
Three different railroads represent as they pull NS 217 west through Wabun, Va.
A trio of GE widecabs work hard to haul NS train 217, a (Charlotte, NC - Chicago, IL) intermodal up the grade as they emerge from Montgomery Tunnel.
NS 1206 leads NS 217 west up the 1m3% grade through Shawsville, VA on a sunny April day.
NS 217 heads west along the Pocahontas Division with NS 4001 on point as it crosses a small bridge over Elkhorn Creek in the late morning hours.
Hotshot intermodal, NS 217, rushes up Christiansburg grade in Shawsville, Va with an ACe on point.
Foreign power is somewhat of a rarity anymore here on the Christiansburg district, so when a faded UP unit comes, you still get some shots. Here one of those UP units and a CSX GEVO lead four othe... (more)