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Cabooses on Norfolk Southern
Long after their mainline days, several cabooses soldier on at the end of locals and work trains.
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Photo ID: 621954

In an unusual move, NS U48 is shoving through Josephine to Norton. Conductor Mike Young (left) and brakeman (Johnny Cubine) ride the cabs back porch to protect the movement.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Josephine, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 555004
Train ID: NS U48
Photo Date: September 04, 1993


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By: Ed Wolfe

Added: Jul 03, 2017

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Photo ID: 617692

At milepost 1: The conductor of NS U47 rides the caboose (essentially a shoving platform) as the train backs past milepost 1 of the former Interstate Railroad in Stonega, VA. The train of empty ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Stonega, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 555592
Train ID: NS U47
Photo Date: April 29, 2017


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By: Joseph Powers

Added: May 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 617287

A brakeman checks his switch list at Carbo Yard in Carbo, Virginia.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: Carbo, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 6588
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 21, 1994


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By: Ed Wolfe

Added: May 20, 2017

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Photo ID: 616406

A well weathered Norfolk Southern caboose rests in downtown Appalachia, VA. The caboose was built in November of 1969 by International Car Company for the Norfolk and Western Railway as N&W 51859... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Appalachia, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 555596
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 28, 2017


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By: Joseph Powers

Added: May 12, 2017

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Photo ID: 601832

NS Dash 9-44CW 9519 and NS caboose 555630 are parked in a siding next to the NS mainline in downtown Appalachia, VA.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Appalachia, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9519
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 29, 2016


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By: Joseph Powers

Added: Jan 05, 2017

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Photo ID: 595868

The Salisbury Job goes about its switching duties at the box plant near Five Row. This job still regulary uses a caboose as seen standing with the rest of its train on the mainline.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Spencer, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 5092
Train ID: NS PL05
Photo Date: November 11, 2016


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By: Matt Robie

Added: Nov 12, 2016

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Photo ID: 576116

No. 1 in a series: On May 14, 1999, I was en route to Lebanon, VA (via Carbo and Cleveland, VA--the "scenic route") when I encountered an NS mine run backing up the Dumps Creek Branch... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Carbo, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 14, 1999


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: May 10, 2016

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Photo ID: 575959

Bringing up the rear of NS U48 in Appalachia, VA is an NS heritage caboose (note the N&W "hamburger" logo on the caboose side). The train is headed east toward Norton, VA with 105 empty... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: caboose
Location: Appalachia, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 555006
Train ID: NS U48
Photo Date: April 26, 2016


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By: Joseph Powers

Added: May 09, 2016

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Photo ID: 559628

9827 passes a caboose sitting on the Paragon loading track which used to be the L&N Mainline until completion of the bridge in Big Stone Gap and a trackage rights agreement between NS and Chessie ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Appalachia, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9827
Train ID: NS 92J
Photo Date: December 20, 2015


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By: Paul Clawson

Added: Dec 24, 2015

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Photo ID: 467252

Fresh snow blankets the Appalachian landscape the day after Christmas 1997 as the caboose of an NS mine run on the former Interstate Railroad approaches the overhead bridge of the former L&N at Ke... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Kent Junction, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 555822
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 26, 1997


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By: Ron Flanary

Added: Jan 22, 2014

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Photo ID: 454134

As an early morning fog continues to burn off, "OLD VS. NEW" is seen here with an old former N&W caboose being passed by a newer 44 AC (with the requisite brake stick) which has just descended the... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Gilbert , West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8152
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 2013


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By: David Price

Added: Oct 06, 2013

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Photo ID: 450734

The gangs all here. In addition to the westbound on the left, power for the local waits its next assignment. Caboose may see duty if a reverse move is required, and another westbound, 15T, is tied... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE ES40DC
Location: Bristol, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 7643
Train ID: NS 22A
Photo Date: September 08, 2013


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By: Mike Pierry, Jr.

Added: Sep 10, 2013

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Photo ID: 443839

A pair of crew members ride on the porch as NS 5828 shoves a single hopper and a caboose east toward the Rockport Yard.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP38-3
Location: Berea, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: NS 5828
Train ID: NS B14
Photo Date: July 18, 2013


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By: Rich Kaminsky

Added: Jul 18, 2013

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Photo ID: 407942

Local NS L91 backs its train along the NS Fifth District Woodburn Branch on the way to the BF Goodrich Tire Plant at Woodburn, Indiana. This train also drops off and picks up interchange traffic f... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Woodburn, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: NS 5295
Train ID: NS L91
Photo Date: June 23, 2009


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By: Matt Weldon

Added: Sep 02, 2012

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Photo ID: 407222

Quittin' Time: D33's conductor walks back to the yard office as the engineer backs the power and caboose into the yard. D33 has just returned to Bluffs after working the Meredosia Branch, ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD GP60
Location: Bluffs, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NS 7125
Train ID: NS D33
Photo Date: March 09, 2012


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By: Matthew Harrell

Added: Aug 25, 2012

Views: 2,215
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