Green Machine: NS 25Z hightails it west on the Norfolk Southern Lehigh Line with the Erie Heritage Unit in charge. Behind the leader are NS 7711 (ES44DC) and NS 9825 (C44-9W).
The Return of 25Z: NS 25Z disappeared as a symbol for a few months in 2020 and replaced with NS 21Q; a train that 25Z's traffic ultimately went to. Then, for a few days towards the end of J... (more)
Daily Double Stacks. Norfolk Southern Corp Train 25Z (Erail, Elizabeth, NJ-47th Street Yard, Chicago, IL, Daily) pulls through CP Pike at Conrail Shared Assets Oak Island Yard in Newark, Ne... (more)
NS 8114 leads 25Z west at PT 263 in Summerhill.
NS 25Z climbs through Horseshoe Curve on a beautiful fall morning.
HelperLink-Converted SD70ACUs #7241 and #7243 bring up the rear on 25Z, an intermodal to Chicago. To the right is the iconic ALTO Tower. ALTO controlled this part of Altoona for 9... (more)
The helper on 25Z pushes through downtown Altoona on a warm summer morning and under the 17th street overpass. Alto Tower can barely be seen in the background above the train just on the other sid... (more)
NS 25Z roars under the signal bridge at MP 227 on the NS Pittsburgh Line. This signal bridge has since been removed as of 2019 as NS upgrades the signal system along the Pittsburgh Line.
On a picture perfect evening, stack train 25Z rolls through downtown Cleveland with the NYC heritage unit on the point.
With a former Conrail locomotive in the lead, NS 25Z glides down the West Slope of the Allegheny Mountain front and through the town of Lilly.
Charging uphill through MP 238 is NS 25Z. This location is known as "The Brickyard" in the railfan community and the iconic rock ledge above the locomotives is often used to photo eastbo... (more)
NS 4270 leads 25Z upgrade out of Altoona. This unit took the number of F9A 4270 which was renumbered to 270.
Position lights are in their final days on the Ft. Wayne Line as westbound stack train 25Z splits the masts at CP Wood as a clear is lit on Track 1 for an eastbounder.
25Z rounds Horseshoe Curve as it heads up the East Slope from Altoona.