NS 8839  Contributor's Pick!       
Empty West bound coal train passing through Portlock Yard
Date: 4/20/1996 Location: Chesapeake, VA   Map Show Chesapeake on a rail map Views: 1742 Collection Of:   Stephen Daniel
Locomotives: NS 8839(C40-9)    Author:  Stephen Daniel
NS 8839
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  NS in Tidewater,Va
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Name Type Comments Date
steven langsford General Nice photo and a great catch!!! 7/21/2009 2:44:11 PM
Virgil Fitzpatrick General A C40 and C39 long hood forward!!!! AWESOME!!! 8/30/2009 4:22:49 AM
Vianney Roge General Very nice shot Stephen!!! 10/23/2009 4:32:06 PM
VINCENT CATALINA General Iagree,....Hammer-Head Forward is very rare. But very AWESOME to see! Good catch Steve! 1/6/2010 5:34:07 AM
David Nutter General Nice shot 5/31/2010 12:39:36 PM
Steve Evers General Headlight looks out to me, are these DPU's ? 7/14/2010 8:33:53 PM
Justin Sandlin General Wonderful Shot! 10/1/2010 1:00:24 PM
Jim Dodds General Great older shot! What a nice catch! I was only a little under a year old at the time. Haha, nice. Seen on the homepage! NS doesn't operate many trains with DPUs. 2/27/2012 7:32:28 PM
Jim Dodds General Seen on the homepage 2/27/2012 7:33:10 PM
Robert Jackson General GREAT! (SEEN ON THE HOMEPAGE 7-9-12!) 7/9/2012 9:57:19 AM
Tom Beckett General Actually this was pretty common on the old N&W(and Southern); long hood forward was the way they rolled, even with the new GE's with the wide radiators. Trains would come east from Crewe with three units up front-upshers were unheard of on this part of the railroad-often with 200 plus cars for the coal pier. 2/17/2014 12:59:27 AM
David Nutter General Seen this been cover front RP homepage today! Great shot again! 4/14/2014 12:02:16 AM

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