Two SD70ACU helpers push 63V through Horeshoe Curve.
An empty Top Gon coal train with a solo SD80MAC begins its decent down the West Slope. This signal bridge at UN has unfortunately been replaced since.
NS SD80MAC #7203 leads eastbound Norfolk Southern intermodal train #24E through the Ringer Crossroad grade crossing at CP "Taylor", milepost 675, just east of Temple, Georgia on NS's East End Dist... (more)
NS SD80MAC #7203 leads eastbound Norfolk Southern intermodal train #24E under the Cashtown Road overpass near CP "Sewell", milepost 683, just east of Bremen, Georgia on NS's East End District.
NS SD80MAC #7203 leads eastbound Norfolk Southern intermodal train #24E upgrade through Waco, Georgia, milepost 689 of NS's East End District. The fast moving clouds almost spoiled this shot for m... (more)
NS SD80MAC #7203 leads eastbound Norfolk Southern intermodal train #24E through the Wills Road grade crossing at the entrance to Tally Valley Golf Course in Tallapoosa, Georgia, milepost 694 of NS... (more)
Conrail meets Southern! NS 7203, a former Conrail SD80MAC built in January 1996 as No. 4105, leads Rutherford, PA - Atlanta, GA intermodal train 213 under the old Southern Railway intermediate sig... (more)
A consist that you don't see to often. So I get a text from a friend saying a SD80MAC was leading 213 so I said I can't pass this up. He also had 2 standard cab D9s running elephant style.
NS 214 eases to a stop in Kannapolis, NC to meet southbound Amtrak 73. In charge of the train is NS 7203, built in January 1996 as Conrail 4105. 7203 is one of only 30 SD80MACs built, and one of o... (more)
Preparing to swap crews at the Farmer's Crossing, NS 214 rolls downgrade at Five Row with Ex. Conrail 4105 in charge, one of only 29 remaining SD80MACs remaining.
Dallas,TX to Atlanta,GA stack train 24E working the grade near Winston behind SD80MAC #7203, the Nickel Plate heritage ES44AC and a catfish.
The sun peaks out from the clouds of a threatening sky to light up train 135 as they roll west through the control point at Rowan with a classic ex-CR SD80MAC in the lead.
Shortly after sunrise, NS 7203 leads train 167 over one of the bridges still lettered for the K&IT RR, having just departed Youngtown Yard.
Fresh off a meet with 18M, NS 53R accelerates past the CPL bracket at Delorme with a rare SD80MAC leader. Ironically, I shot this same unit as it made its way out of Atlanta last month leading hot... (more)
I've had a good streak of luck lately with SD80MACs, and this added to it. One of the huge ex-Conrail EMDs leads empty grain train 53R west at Delorme on the Williamson District.