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Norfolk Southern Train 14R with ES44DCs and a Screaming ACE Mid-Train DPU

A modest sized Train 14R came through town with a pair of GE ES44DCs on the point and a screamin’ EMD SD70ACe workin’ hard 65 cars back into the 105 total.. In the manifest were several squeaky clean cars and even though the train was back lit at this point, the back lighting made for […]

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Norfolk Southern Train 14R with #1111 (Bar Code unit) and a Mid-Train DPU

Columbus Day 2019 brought several treats for local railfans.. Today’s Train 14R had not only the NS #1111 (Bar Code unit) leading the diesel entourage, but also had a mid-train DPU in the form of NS ES44DC #7705! The train was pretty much a unit tank train say for the few general freight cars following […]

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NS Standard Cab Dash 9-40Cs…. Get Up, Get Out And Go Shoot Em’ While You Still Can

Dash 9-40Cs #8859 & #8771 bring Train 458 (@ M.P. 671) down into Taylor Yard on September 8, 2015…. Unknown to me at the time, Norfolk Southern company photographer Casey Thomason was at Taylor Yard (2) miles away and photographed this same lashup as it worked the yard.   When it comes to locomotive rebuilding […]

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So That’s What That Was: CP And UP Horsepower Hours Owed To NS

<<<< Last¬† ¬† Next >>>> In past posts I’d commented largely on the influx of Union Pacific and Canadian Pacific power plying the rails off Norfolk Southern. Specifically, the Sunbury line. Well, it seems that this anomaly was the by-product of horsepower hours owed to NS by the other two roads. If you’re not familiar […]

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Memorial Day Railfanning In Scranton, Pa. (Part 1) Canadian National, Ex-Santa Fe & Ex-CNW

I can’t think of anybody who doesn’t like Memorial Day…. While we take time to remember our fallen soldiers and those who have fought so bravely and sacrificed so dearly for our way of life, we also engage in other yearly rituals such as cookouts, picnics, barbecues and visiting with family…. All of these things […]

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