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  1. NS Bridge 5 in Norfolk

    NS Bridge 5 in Norfolk

    In the shadow of NS' Corporate Headquarters are bridge 5 and 5A. Serving mostly traffic for the Lamberts Point coal facility, bridge 5 is seen here in position for the local hostler tho shuttle power to the various facilities. Bridge 5A, seen raised in the background, originally served...
  2. Continental Divide- East side

    Continental Divide- East side

    A sign approx. 500 ft. from the west tunnel portal denotes the continental divide for WB trains (and on-lookers).
  3. Continental Divide - west side

    Continental Divide - west side

    A sign denoting the continental divide to EB trains (and on-lookers) at the crest of Mullan Pass reads "CONTINENTAL DIVIDE elevation 5,548 ft. above sealevel", & can be seen abt. 500 ft. west of Mullan Tunnel's west portal
  4. Norfolk virginia

    Norfolk virginia

    NS 9889 Lite power move just crossed Bridge 5 from Lamberts point docks headed into Portlock yard
  5. Norfolk


    UP BNSF Light power move headed to Lamberts point docks crossing Elizabeth river downtown norfolk
  6. Bridge 5

    Bridge 5

    View looking south of Bridge 5 from Interstate 264
  7. Norfolk Bridge 5

    Norfolk Bridge 5

    View of Bridge 5 looking west on the Elizabeth river
  8. Who says branchline power is boring

    Who says branchline power is boring

    3106 3115 3079 5578 5731 makes up the lashup for todays p34. 5578 had SBU trouble and couldn't run as a lead unit so they brought up extra power :D so that means a a five unit lashup for me. Note they also have a Freshly painted beaver in it
  9. Steam Loco Meet

    Steam Loco Meet

    Cotton Belt 819 meets St Louis Iron Mountain and Southern 5 (2-4-2, 1946 H. K. Porter) at Delta MO. The 819 is on the way to St Louis for the 1990 NRHS Convention
  10. Norfolk Virginia

    Norfolk Virginia

    NS 9687 Headed into the limits of Bridge 5 downtown Norfolk and into Portlock yard. Just some wet snow and fog left after mondays mild snow storm here.
  11. SSW 9263 E. at  Tunnel 5

    SSW 9263 E. at Tunnel 5

    An eastbound freight emerges from tunnel 5 on Tehachapi Pass, CA in July 1989 surrounded by a cloud of smoke.

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