After working industries just north of town, P56 heads back south towards Chamblee yard with NS 7134 running LHF.
It's only 1 in every 1,461 days a leap day happens! As the sun sets on the 2020 leap day, NS P56 heads back south after working industries up the line at Duluth. The engineer gives a wave as they ... (more)
Entering the Piedmont Division main from the north leg of the wye at Calverton
About to return to the Piedmont Division main at Calverton
Now back on the main; rock headed for Alexandria
Approaching the beginning of the Casnova spur; this was previously the east end of the Warrenton branch.
Returning from the quarry at Casanova, on what was the Warrenton branch
NS P56 shoves 60 emtpy rock cars into the quarry just west of Manassas.
NS P56, with a touch of blue, slows to a crawl on a HOT and hazy August day, as he passes the NS tie replacement gang.
NS P56 "Rock Train" holds south of Burke while the crew checks a crossover switch that is not locking up in the plant.
NS P56 heads north on #2 track at Burke behind NS 9930 and sister primer unit 9933