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Norfolk Southern Camp Cars

This 3-1/2 minute video describes the purpose, operation and benefits of railroad camp cars used by maintenance of way and structures employees.   Norfolk Southern Camp Cars near Duncannon, Pa. Norfolk Southern Camp Cars

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Norfolk Southern Geometry Unit “The Brick” #38 Eastbound @ Franklin Township, NJ

Norfolk Southern Geometry Unit “The Brick” #38 Eastbound @ Franklin Township, NJ

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The Elusive Norfolk Southern 90M Work Train

If you’ve been listening to the Sunbury Line scanner for the last 2 or so months then you’ve been hearing a lot about the 90M Work Train. It’s basically a locomotive and a flatcar with an excavator that does tree cutting along the line. Until President’s Day it worked the line south of Taylor, Pa. […]

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Norfolk Southern Work Train 90M At The Old Nescopeck Yard

Here is Work Train 90M…. A lone MOW car with a removable excavator!… The track in the background is the Sunbury main line. And speaking of Work Train 90M…. If you’ve been listening to the scanner over the past few weeks, then you’ve no doubt been hearing a lot about this train. It’s a work […]

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Norfolk Southern’s Seldom Seen Scale Test Cars

One of the most seldom seen, and yet important, functions of any railroad is the weighing of loaded and/or empty freight cars to ensure that proper charges are being made to the customer. That being said, one of the most important facets of billing is making sure that the scales where the cars are weighed […]

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Weekend Railfanning Episode 15: Norfolk Southern “Geometry Car” Moving Through Scranton

I got an unexpected surprise at trackside this morning…. As I waited in anticipation for RAILFEST 2015 to officially begin I decided to hang out at M.P. 671 to see what I could catch before the Labor Day weekend festivities began. And instead of the Norfolk Southern Train 12T I was expecting to see rounding […]

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Train 458 With 2 Standard-Cab SD70s, 102 Cars And Some Cool Track Grooming Equipment

Norfolk Southern Train 458 with (2) standard cab SD70s and 102 cars @ 0800…. It’s rare in railfanning when something other than the trains take the center stage but that’s just what happened today…. That’s also saying a lot seeins’ how the train itself was an impressive 102-car lineup with 2 spartan-cab SD70s in charge. […]

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