Norfolk Southern local A81 heads west past Huntsville Storage Siding in Huntsville, Alabama. The local is a turn job that works east out of Decatur, Alabama.
NS local A81 with two light engines is slowing as it approaches the connection with the Huntsville and Madison County Railroad Authority (HMCR). The local will pick up two covered hoppers from th... (more)
Norfolk Southern local A81 heads west across Pinhook Creek in downtown Huntsville, AL. The local has just interchanged cars with the Huntsville and Madison County Railroad, and the locomotive has... (more)
NS local A81 with two SD40-2s backs into the Huntsville and Madison County Railroad Authority yard in downtown Huntsville, AL. The local will pick up 16 interchange cars from the shortline. NS 3... (more)
NS A81's power, with a high-hood leading and an ES44AC trailing, runs light through downtown Madison, AL past the site where the Madison Depot used to stand on the way back to the small yard in De... (more)
NS local A81 has just taken the passing siding at Elko within the city limits of Huntsville, AL for a meet with a westbound empty coal train. The train of 51 cars consists of a loaded center beam... (more)
Running lite with just a pair of SD40-2s, NS A81 barrels its way towards Oakwood Avenue in Huntsville, AL in the afternoon sunlight, after having finished up switching the industries in the Chase,... (more)
NS A81 rolls by Greenbrier before all the clouds moved in for the day.
A81 rolls off the Tennessee River drawbridge; on the other side of the river, CSX M781 can be seen to the left of the bridge and NS 737 can barely be seen to the right (look for the orange BNSF po... (more)
Becoming more rare by the day, a straight SD40 in Class 1 service.
From the viewing area of the Fall 2004 "Hoot"
One of the remaining SD40's in active class one service.