RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 5226 Norfolk Southern EMD GP38-2 at Big Cut, Virginia by Ron Flanary
 
  Login Sign Up 


Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo


Norfolk Southern (more..)
EMD GP38-2 (more..)
The  (more..)
Big Cut, Virginia, USA (more..)
April 17, 1985
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
NS 5226 (more..)
Unknown
Ron Flanary (more..)
Contact Photographer Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
A Yuma Turn is in a full throttle struggle to best the 1.7 grade and stiff curvature of a stretch railroaders call "The Goose Neck." This is what a former superintendent called the "Thousand Legs"--a term going back to some bizarre multi-unit radio trains operated up Saluda Mountain during the Brosnan years. This train has four GP38-2s/GP38s on the point, and four more in the middle as remotes.
Community Response Photo Comments (5) 
Views: 9,117     Favorited: 25
Since added on June 05, 2014

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
 
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (2)+ Add to Album
DreamTrains

Album created by member coco13cos
Album Views: 1,894,884
Over 35.000 of RP's most appreciated and beautiful photos.
Once upon a time...

Album created by member mattkdettman
Album Views: 143,227
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album


EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

No header data found for this image.



Photo Copyright 2014 Ron Flanary. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2019. All Rights Reserved.