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Norfolk Southern RR heritage locomotives

Post by Swandogg » Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:04 pm

:camera: For those of you taking railroad pics, something to look out for this year will be Norfolk Southern's heritage locomotives. The railroad is commemorating all 19 former railroads that make up the current NS system. So far, 7 units have been released, all GE ES44AC locomotives, including one for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Some EMD SD70ACe's will also be part of the program. I don't know where any of these will be running, but they will be a neat sight on a train!

Here's the original NS press release:
http://www.nscorp.com/nscportal/nscorp/ ... itage.html

Here's a shot of the PRR unit:
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Re: Norfolk Southern RR heritage locomotives

Post by Wax » Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:35 pm

like,i sure hope to see at least one of these,this summer.like yur signture as well :laughing7: thanks for posting.

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Post by Swandogg » Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:28 pm

Haha thanks, no prob!! And for those of you who remember the Lehigh Valley RR, another heritage locomotive.... :thumbleft:

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Post by Buildy » Tue May 01, 2012 7:23 am

:clap: :cheers2: :thumbleft:


The Lehigh Valley one is my favorite.

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Post by that guy 21 » Tue May 01, 2012 12:14 pm

:thumbleft: :cheers2:

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Post by Swandogg » Tue May 22, 2012 2:23 pm

SD70Ace with New York Central livery

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Re: Norfolk Southern RR heritage locomotives

Post by NEWBOMB TURK » Wed May 30, 2012 8:52 pm

Seeing the old road names again would be cool!

Maybe I'll get lucky and catch one at a crossing!

Need them old cabooses also.

The Chinese Brakeman (RED BLINKING LIGHT) on the rear of today's trains just doesn't cut it.
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Post by railroader » Thu May 31, 2012 7:08 am

Ive already have run some of the SD70ac units but none in any of the heritage paint schemes yet maybe I will soon.
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Re: Norfolk Southern RR heritage locomotives

Post by Swandogg » Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:41 pm

Other recent additions to the fleet:

Reading Lines
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Erie Railroad
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Jersey Central
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Penn Central
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Port Royal - 6
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Sharon - 2
Eldora - 1
Lincoln - 1
Williams Grove - 2
Lernerville - 9
Thunder Mountain - 1
McKean County - 4
Tri-City (PA) - 1
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Re: Norfolk Southern RR heritage locomotives

Post by Wax » Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:01 pm

growing up i Enola,i used to see Penn Central's fleet,daily in the 70's .thanks again for posting :clap:

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Re: Norfolk Southern RR heritage locomotives

Post by hookedondirt7 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:11 pm

Those all look awesome, but, gosh, what I wouldn't give for the days of the '80s when you could see PRR K4s, Reading T1s, and N&W's big coal haulers on excursions.

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Re: Norfolk Southern RR heritage locomotives

Post by NEWBOMB TURK » Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:33 pm

hookedondirt7 wrote:Those all look awesome, but, gosh, what I wouldn't give for the days of the '80s when you could see PRR K4s, Reading T1s, and N&W's big coal haulers on excursions.

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Used to go down to the Hamburg to Temple line of the Blue Mountain & Reading to watch that thing run! Glen was a good viewing spot. They had track good enough for 50 mph. Standing about ten foot from the track with that thing coming at you, the ground shaking, the steam and smoke pouring out and the whistle blowing, was that ever a rush! Track ran only feet from Shellhammer's Speedway Sadly it sits in the engine house at Port Clinton Pa (behind the peanut store on route 61) and is probably destined for the Reading Railroad Museum when it is built. There are three other survivors of this same engine class. 2124 is at Steam town in Scranton. 2100 is out in Oregon, and 2101 is at the Baltimore Railroad Museum, painted as the American Freedom Train #1! Except for the 2102 in Port Clinton, the other three are out in the weather rusting, which is a real shame.

Here's a little clip of one. There are actually quite a few on you tube, and quite a few videos and Cd's available that were transferred from 8mm film shot by rail buffs in the 50's

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4yXHRt4 ... creen&NR=1
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