Eliminating the middle man. The twelve “Dash Eight and a Halfs” on the Norfolk Southern roster never quite made an acceptable or a notable presence on the railroad. On Monday, February 10, 2020, s... (more)
A string of SD60s await their fate outside of the Juniata Shops.
Norfolk Southern’s Juniata Shops are rebuilding another aging Dash 9-44CW into an AC-powered AC44C6M locomotive (this one to be NS 4244, currentlu stripped down to the frame). Interestingly, alon... (more)
I thought I would try something a little different, a night time view of the NS Juniata Shop sign on display. Photo taken from public sidewalk.
NS Heritage unit Illinois Terminal 1072, and NS 5631 sit inside the Juniata Shops in Altoona.
NS 3383 is parked on Track 27 at the Juniata Shops. Waiting to be stripped down for rebuild to become SD33CO 6220
NS 3503 sits on Chestnut Ave, awaiting a new cab. Note this engine has an 81'' Nose instead of the usual 88'' nose. Main reason the cab was replaced with an Admiral Cab.
NS 1801, the soon to be second SD70ACC rebuilt, sits at the Juniata shops in the midst of its rebuild, prior to its yellow and gray paint scheme.
NS 7272 sits in the line awaiting time in the shops. This unit and 2 more were actually rebuilt into SD70ACUs at the Progress Shops in Muncie IN.
NS 3223 sits in a line awaiting a new Admiral Cab to be installed. Note the Wabash F Unit.
GMTX 2344. Former NS 5172 sits on Chestnut Ave. Awaiting a New Cab to be installed.
An EMD RPU6D slug in the Juniata Shops under construction. I believe this became the 892.
NS 4271, 4276 and 4275 are sitting at the shops, awaiting their next call to duty.
NS 4004 sits outside of the Juniata Shops, freshly painted. The smoke stack in the background is gone today.
RPCX 1871 in the paint shop at the Juniata Shops. The NCDOT received as overhaul and more at the shops, and is being prepared for paint.