Heritage met heritage under the lights in Spencer, NC on 7.4. 2012.
On the night of July 4, 2012, most of the new, clean and shiny heritage units wait out the night while the N&W and SOU units are elsewhere.
Ten years to the day, heritage met heritage. The NS 8114 has not been that clean since. The former NS 1616 is always tis clean.
When Everything Comes Together. It would be difficult to account for how much work went into the Norfolk Southern Heritage Units Event at the N.C. Transportation Museum for NS's 30th Annive... (more)
NW. What began with the formation of the City Point Railroad in Virginia in 1838 would later become part of the 1881 renamed Norfolk and Western Railway. Earning its nickname of “King Coa... (more)
SOU. The 1827 formation of the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company is credited as the oldest predecessor line of the Southern Railway, which took that name in 1894. While tobacco and... (more)
Number 19...Its taken 10 years but I finally caught NS #1067 leading something. Some locomotives just completely evade the southeast unlike others. NS #224 (Jax - KC) eases down the yard lead from... (more)
It was a scorcher and I wish I was one of the kayakers at the foot of the bridge, rather than photographing a Monopoly choochoo.
I think she needs a wash... Ns 217 picks up speed quickly NB through Landis after stopping momentarily for a very late SB NS 203.
NS 212 takes Track 1 (the slow track) at Manville from CP Sully to allow NS 21M to pass. The leader's heritage unit paint scheme continues to look more and more weathered as the years go on. Behin... (more)
The Interstate heritage unit rushes east through Shawsville with train 202.
The Lehigh Valley heritage ES44AC leads hopper train NS 741 west through Shawsville, VA.
About 15 minutes after eastbound 218 passes, westbound 201 rushes through Shawsville with the Interstate heritage unit leading on main one.
In the wee hours of the morning, right at 2am actually, intermodal NS 218 rushes east through Shawsville, VA with the Jersey Central heritage unit on point.