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  1. NS 13G

    NS 13G

    13G idle train so wait for Enola crew take 13G train come back to Enola, PA tonight.
  2. NS Coal

    NS Coal

    An NS coal extra creeps past the depot at Cary, North Carolina.
  3. Twilight


    An NS train prepares for departure as the setting sun makes a brief appearance following a heavy downpour.
  4. Departure


    NS and UP units get under way eastbound from Bluefield yard.
  5. Power Play

    Power Play

    NS train 148 gets a big boost from 9 units on the head end!
  6. Bluefield


    Bluefield yard, West Virginia
  7. By a Nose

    By a Nose

    Two NS freights waiting for clearance to head east out of Bluefield yard. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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