Loaded candy cane ballest train with a Standard Cab SD70 screams in dynamics through Lilly.
Work train NS 930 is tied down in the siding at Glenita. In earlier years, the now inactive quarry in the background provided much of the ballast for the ex-Southern's Appalachia Division.
The Candy Cane Ballast Train awaits authorization to proceed down The Southern's old R Line into Andrews Yard.
Southbound empty ballest train.
NS 930, a train of the new Herzog hoppers, dubbed by railfans as the 'candy cane' hoppers, cruises west through Derry, PA.
Here at the Summit of Richmondville Grade the NS 930 hustles southbound at track speed after moving a mere 7 miles an hour on the Richmondville Grade. Every once in a while there is a good day to... (more)
The Glory Hour on the D&H north End brings some Canadian excitement as the CN 528/NS 930 barrels southbound at CPC-37 as they slam the interlocking switch with a mighty fine looking CN SD75I lead... (more)
NS 930 pounds the grade in Worcester as it climbs through the rolling hills of upstate NY with an unpatched CNW C44-9W trailing second.
NS 930 with CN 2512, a C44-9LW (note the 4 windows), takes charge as the sole power for the train wile rocking and rolling over a stretch of jointed rail.
After a crew change two EMD's hustle a loaded coal train away from Danville headed north.
Nice to see CN power for a change compared to the standard NS black Dash-9's that can usually be found on this train.
NS 930 heads south approaching the village of Afton.
A ballast train works westbound on the former Virginian - a somewhat rare sight on an almost all eastbound running stretch of railroad.
With a combination of CN and NS EMDs, NS 930 is seen coming off West Richmondville Summit towards East Worcester NY on a beautiful December day on the scenic A&S Line of the former Delaware & Hu... (more)