About 2 months before its abolishment, train NS 66Z makes its way east on the Norfolk Southern Lehigh Line with the first of Norfolk Southern's SD70ACC rebuilds. This unit was rebuilt from NS 2537... (more)
Newly rebuilt NS 1800 rounds the Woodbridge S curve on Conrail's Port Reading Secondary. This engine was rebuilt from NS 2537, a standard cab SD70. It received a new EMD designed widecab, DC to AC... (more)
The helpers of 66Z entering Allegheny Tunnel.
Following shortly behind 60E with the LV unit was this 66Z loaded crude oil train with the Penn Central Heritage unit leading. The train is seen here in another lucky pocket of sun as it splits th... (more)
An eastbound CBR train rolls through the Sheridan Terrace section of Irwin, Pa. on an unusually clear, low humidity August day.
A trio of BNSF units lead oil train 66Z around the connection from the NS Fort Wayne Line to the Cleveland Line (known in this segment east of Alliance as the "Bayard Line/Branch") on a sunny Nove... (more)
NS 66Z heads east on trackage rights through Gary Indiana with a faded old Santa Fe unit on point
Crude oil train NS 66Z just east of CP 194 on the NS Chicago Line
"Bee Line Service at Shermans Creek"
A beautiful sunrise over NS 66Z doesn't always denote a flawless day. In just 3 miles, a coupler would break and leave the train fouling two mainlines, delaying Amtrak 04T for about an hour.
Tanks at Helenwood. Southbound ethanol loads pass through the small hamlet of Helenwood, TN.
After a crew change, crude oil loads for Linden, NJ depart Conway Yard on main two.
Eastbound Oil Loads
NS 66Z breaks the morning silence as the engineer notches up his lead GEVOs to keep the train moving through Phillipsburg. For a short time 66/67Z operated ... (more)