With almost 13 inches of snow on the ground, NS 3628 leads 398 east into Hannibal on NS's Springfield/Hannibal District.
NS 2800 leads NS train 398 east towards Hull, Illinois on Norfolk Southerns Springfield/Hannibal District. NS 2800 is former ATSF 202 and is one of seven SD75M's that NS acquired from BNSF.
After a crew change, NS 6960 exits the Kansas City District and enters the Springfield-Hannibal District on it's journey to Decatur, Illinois.
Locomotives: NS 6960, NS 2582 & GECX 9018
Three GP60 locomotives lead 398 by the searchlights at Bentley.
The Wabash on Home Rails. NS 1070 approaches the distant signal to the siding at Holiday on the NS Hannibal District. The signal at H47.8 was installed by the Wabash during World War II as part of... (more)
A CP SD60 leads 398 out of Moberly on the Springfield-Hannibal district to Decatur, IL.
Thanks to a fortuitous radio conversation between a BNSF train at Jacksonville and the NS Springfield/Hannibal District dispatcher, I was able to get the jump on this early running #398 and catch ... (more)
NS #398 passes a picturesque old Midwestern church as the train rolls east thru Buffalo, IL on Easter Morning.
NS #398 slowly pulls into the Pass at East Hannibal after crossing the Mississippi River to meet 33J. The tarp covered berm on the left is the Sny Levee, which protects tens of thousands of acres... (more)
Work finished at Bluffs, NS #398 climbs up out of the Illinois River valley as the train approaches Dalton. 33J is patiently waiting for #398 in the Pass at Chapin.
NS #398 gallops east on the Wabash KC mainline west of Decatur.