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Norfolk Southern C40-8W

 Norfolk Southern C40-8W

by Shawn Levy


Norfolk Southern C40-8WNS train #345 (Birmingham-UP/New Orleans) has just been picked up by UP yard job


AN-07 on the NS Back Belt at Marconi Drive for it’s trip across the Mississippi River

to UP’s Avondale Yard.




The whole engine consist is made up of former Conrail engines. Two repainted into NS

black, the other still in Conrail blue:

NS 8326 C40-8W

NS 8334 C40-8W

NS 4802 B40-8
The building to the left is the pumping station for the Orleans Canal.



Photo by Shawn Levy