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Severe Weather Railfanning With Train 11R

Severe rain hammered the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic today resulting in heavy rainfalls, high winds and lightning. Things slowed down enough that I could record Train 11R making its daily trip to Enola Yard. Norfolk Southern 11R with 68 cars @ 3:25 p.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series […]

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A Late Running “Racked Up” Train 36T

Train 36T had a problem with their marker and because of the length of the train couldn’t proceed south past Hop Bottom, Pa.. After some help from the crew of 37T proved unsuccessful the train had to have their marker swapped out for a different one before it could finally proceed on to Allentown, Pa., […]

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Train 37T Finally Makes It Out Of Scranton

Check out the last post for the story behind this afternoon running Train 37T   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 M Merchandise Trains 200-299 I Intermodal Trains 300-399 W Merchandise Trains 400-499 X Bulk Commodities 500-599 Y Bulk Commodities 600-699 […]

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Lightning Strikes Twice!… Another Rare Norfolk Southern Turnaround Move At Steamtown

Whoever said that lightning couldn’t strike twice!?.. Last year on May 26th the locomotive power for CP Train 458/NS 11R had to make an unusual turnaround move at Steamtown. HERE’S THAT POST IN CASE YOU MISSED IT. Today, the unusual happened again. This time on Train 37T, and this time NS is running the whole […]

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Early Morning Railfanning With Train 36T

  Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 M Merchandise Trains 200-299 I Intermodal Trains 300-399 W Merchandise Trains 400-499 X Bulk Commodities 500-599 Y Bulk Commodities 600-699 Z Bulk Commodities 700-799 Q Coal Trains 800-899 S Coal Trains 900-999 O Miscellaneous […]

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Weekend Railfanning Episode 39: Two Hours In Harrisburg, Pa.

(TOP) The engine terminal @ Enola Yard was unusually empty allowing for me to get a clear shot of the SOO Line #6027, the last of the (4) SOO units in the area that I needed. (BOTTOM) On the south end a couple of yard geeps trundle around doing what they have to do to […]

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TGIF: The Most Amazing 11R That I Have Ever Seen!

Norfolk Southern 11R with 151 cars, a Maine Central, Canadian Pacific, Canadian National GEVO and an ex-Burlington Northern Triclops SD60M @ 5:15 p.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 M Merchandise Trains 200-299 I Intermodal Trains 300-399 W Merchandise Trains […]

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11R With A Canadian Pacific GEVO, A CEFX Bluebird & A SOO LINE Triclops SD60M

  Norfolk Southern Train 11R with 75 cars and a Canadian Pacific GEVO, a CEFX Bluebird and a SOO LINE Triclops SD60M @ 4:10 p.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 M Merchandise Trains 200-299 I Intermodal Trains 300-399 W […]

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3 Norfolk Southerners, 2 Canadian Pacifics And A Canadian National SD60F…. All On One Train!

  Norfolk Southern Train 14R with a Canadian National SD60F and 98 cars @ 11:00 a.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 M Merchandise Trains 200-299 I Intermodal Trains 300-399 W Merchandise Trains 400-499 X Bulk Commodities 500-599 Y Bulk […]

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Monday Extra-Play With W7T (A 37T Extra) And 37T (The Real McCoy)

Norfolk Southern Train W7T (A 37T Extra) with 85 cars @ 07:25 a.m….     Norfolk Southern 37T with 80 cars @ 09:03 a.m….   Monday Extra-Play With W7T And 37T….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 M Merchandise Trains […]

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