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Long Hood Forward
Once a N&W and Southern tradition, running long hood forward is much rarer today than it once was.
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Photo ID: 666076

NS 3629 brings the Willimstown town to Cincinnati local T15 down Erlanger Hill "Southern Style.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ET44AC
Location: Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3629
Train ID: NS T15
Photo Date: July 17, 2018


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By: Cosmo

Added: Jul 31, 2018

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Photo ID: 651184

NS 61F rolls west at the MP 328 signals with SD70ACE 1163 going Long Hood Forward. The engine would be spun at CP Home. A lease C40-8W in CSX paint and 2 BNSF units are trailing.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Wegley, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1163
Train ID: NS 61F
Photo Date: March 10, 2018


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By: CR6377

Added: Mar 11, 2018

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Photo ID: 650759

Long hood forward. ALP-45DP AMT 1369 is unusually running long hood forward as it heads west on CN's Montreal Sub with multilevel coach AMT 3002 in tow. It will run this way for about 7.5 m... (more)

Railroad: Agence Metropolitaine de Transport
Locomotive: Bombardier ALP-45DP
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Locomotive #: AMT 1369
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 06, 2018


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By: Michael Berry

Added: Mar 07, 2018

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Photo ID: 650341

8088 on the point of this Southern Style long hood forward helper set as it heads west behind the town of Appalachia on the Clinch Valley district.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Appalachia, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8088
Train ID: NS J74
Photo Date: March 03, 2018


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By: Paul Clawson

Added: Mar 04, 2018

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Photo ID: 531717

NS 237 rounds itself through downtown Seneca, SC on it's southbound journey towards Atlanta, GA. Engine trouble in Greenville, SC resulted in them switching their power out at Fallis nose to nose ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9 (Dash 9-40C)
Location: Seneca, South Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8864
Train ID: NS 237
Photo Date: May 21, 2015


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By: boohooblues

Added: May 21, 2015

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Photo ID: 531715

NS 237 crawls around to view Rowland just outside Central, SC where it would meet 26G. Engine trouble in Greenville, SC led them to switch their power around nose to nose at Fallis and lead their ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9 (Dash 9-40C)
Location: Central, South Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8864
Train ID: NS 237
Photo Date: May 21, 2015


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By: boohooblues

Added: May 21, 2015

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Photo ID: 499817

An NS board of directors special eases into Appalachia off the St. Charles Branch. This is the old Imbodon crossing, which would soon be retired in favor of a bypass--seen under construction in th... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Appalachia, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 5036
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 28, 1984


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Sep 27, 2014

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Photo ID: 498877

NS P42 with an Ex-Southern high hood SD40-2 in the lead entering Blacksburg, SC and will run around it's train to return south working on the way back to Hayne yard.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Blacksburg, South Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3291
Train ID: NS P42
Photo Date: 2014


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By: boohooblues

Added: Sep 20, 2014

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Photo ID: 498248

After a crew change at Danville a NS B30-7A leads its train north for Cincinnati.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE B30-7A
Location: Danville, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3518
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 26, 1993


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By: Joe Vittitoe

Added: Sep 17, 2014

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Photo ID: 498215

In the early days of Norfolk Southern, more often than not, units would be leading trains long hood forward. Of course that was pretty common on the old Southern, and to a degree, the N&W. But som... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C36-7
Location: Montgomery, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8542
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1988


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Sep 16, 2014

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Photo ID: 497571

The Southern Railway lives on. This 41 year old high hood GP38-2 leads NS train #153 (Linwood,NC - Birmingham,AL) through the terrain of west Georgia running long hood forward just as the train go... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Bremen, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 5079
Train ID: NS 153
Photo Date: September 10, 2014


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By: Kyle Yunker

Added: Sep 11, 2014

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Photo ID: 495295

Running "Southern Style," a GP59 leads Norfolk Southern train P94 south through High Point, NC on August 26, 2014.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP59
Location: High Point, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 4634
Train ID: NS P94
Photo Date: August 26, 2014


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By: Hunter Williams

Added: Aug 26, 2014

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Photo ID: 495234

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Wellford, South Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 3450
Train ID: M18
Photo Date: September 18, 2013


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By: Josh Byers

Added: Aug 26, 2014

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Photo ID: 494896

At one time this exNW motor lugged heavy loads of coal over the Appalachians in West Virginia and Virginia. Today we find it relegated to yard service in the Sunshine State shuffling cuts of inte... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1638
Train ID: NS2
Photo Date: August 23, 2014


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By: TJ Mahan

Added: Aug 23, 2014

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Photo ID: 494810

ALM 1816 travels Long-Hood Forward, as it pulls its train South into Bastrop, LA.

Railroad: Arkansas, Louisiana & Mississippi Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP28
Location: Bastrop, Louisiana, USA
Locomotive #: ALM 1816
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 22, 2014


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By: Eugene Jones

Added: Aug 23, 2014

Views: 2,523
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Favorited: 11
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