NS train 355 prepares to depart Meridian on its way to New Orleans, LA after setting out some cars at the yard.
After waiting over 2 hours, watching Amtrak's Crescent #19 and NS 225 go by, NS train 355 finally showed up with two heritage units on front.
"Virginian Heritage on the Seabrook Bridge"
Norfolk Southern's Virginian Heritage SD70ACe leads Alabama Division train 355 south over the Seabrook Railroad Bridge in New Orleans ... (more)
Virginian on the lake! Norfolk Southern Corp Train 355 had a colorful leader on Friday, December 13, 2019. The Virginian Railway Heritage Unit (1069, SD70ACe crosses Lake Ponchartain and provides ... (more)
"Virginian Heritage on Lake Pontchartrain"
Norfolk Southern's Virginian Heritage SD70ACe leads Alabama Division train 355 south over the Lake Pontchartrain Railroad Bridge while ... (more)
"Virginian Heritage at Picayune Station"
Norfolk Southern's Virginian Heritage SD70ACe leads Alabama Division train 355 south past the Picayune Mississippi Amtrak Station while o... (more)
One of the few NS units still in all black led SB train #355 through the south end of Hattiesburg during my Spring Break.
NS train 355 glides along the pine tree lined main on the NO&NE. The train is slowing to go into the hole at Basic Siding to meet NS train 130 before continuing southward.
After getting a track authority from the NO&NE Dispatcher, NS 355 notches out to leave Meridian, MS.
Rolling pan shot of NS train 355 drifting down the small grade just eat of Meridian, MS just after sunrise on a hot June morning. Leading the train is a recently rebuilt GE AC44C6M, formerly a GE ... (more)
The elevated curve in Lumberton allows trains to soar around it between 40-50mph and stay level. It also makes for a neat photo op.
7622 and 4102 led a very short SB manifest as the sun drifted down into the clear blue sky and shadows grew longer.
UP 5131 followed by 2 other UP units led NS 355 south towards New Orleans, but were held up at the Amtrak Depot in Laurel while A59 sat out 90 frack sand cars.