• HEADS UP: Heritage Units on NS Southern Tier

  • Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New York State.
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New York State.

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  by Matt Langworthy
 
BR&P wrote:
scottychaos wrote:Anyone seen the Interstate unit today? Should be somewhere around Binghamton right now. (Tuesday evening 7/17) all the usual groups have nothing about it..strange.

Scot
"Paging Matt....Matt to the white courtesy phone, please....."

Westbound or eastbound, Scot?
LOL, Mr BR&P!!!

I don't have any strong feelings for or against the FEC unit. If someone wants to post the location, it certainly doesn't hurt anything. Perhaps this thread should be retitled to reflect heritage units and sightings of special interest?

Sorry, I have no updates on the Interstate unit. The HU website reported #8105 heading northbound in Clarks Summit last night, but nothing since then. Unless she melted from the heat, the "creamsicle" will eventually be sighted somewhere in upstate NY today, IMO.
  by Matt Langworthy
 
Well, my guess was wrong. Nobody sighted the Interstate unit #8105 on the HU website while she was in NY. The "creamsicle" has already gone back to the Scanton/Wilkes Barre area on NS 11Z. Her sojourn in Bingo was brief.
  by Matt Langworthy
 
The N&W unit #8103 is Binghamton and is sitting on the service track.
  by Matt Langworthy
 
The Wabash unit is leading NS 310 today. The train was spotted in Buffalo a couple hours ago. The photo on the HU website appears to show #1070 entering SK Yard. Therefore, NS 310 will probably do some block swapping in greater Buffalo before heading down the Tier this afternoon.
  by Matt Langworthy
 
NS 310, with the Wabash unit leading, passed through Dale about 90 minutes ago.
  by johnpbarlow
 
Maybe a bit OT but a Juan Trippe heritage unit is leading 23K west from Binghamton as I type: 46 year old antique SD40-2 MEC 3402.
  by sd80mac
 
25Z (detour) with 2778 and PC 1073 went through Hornell at 628 am...
  by Matt Langworthy
 
The CNJ unit is returning to the Tier. She led NS 310 to Bison Yard overnight. There are no recent updates on FB or the HU website, so I am not sure where #1071 is right now.
  by Matt Langworthy
 
The CNJ unit was spotted leading NS 310 through Owego a couple hours ago, so #1071 should be in Binghamton now.
  by Matt Langworthy
 
The N&W unit is 2nd of 3 locos on NS 22K today. The train was spotted in Mentor, OH (east of Cleveland) around 2:30 PM. The train might get onto the west end of the Tier before dark.
  by Matt Langworthy
 
NS 22K is tied down on the A&P siding in Horseheads, with N&W unit #8103 as the 2nd of 3 units. I do not know if the train stopped due to weather-related issues or for another reason.
  by Matt Langworthy
 
The N&W unit is the 2nd of 3 locomotives on NS 23K today. The train was spotted in Binghamton earlier this morning, so #8103 is probably on the Tier now.
  by Matt Langworthy
 
NS 23K (with #8103 as the 2nd of 3 units) was westbound thru Canaseraga at 11:12 AM, as per a Facebook report.
  by sd80mac
 
Matt Langworthy wrote:NS 23K (with #8103 as the 2nd of 3 units) was westbound thru Canaseraga at 11:12 AM, as per a Facebook report.
Over Genesee Arch Bridge at 11 30... Most likely in Buffalo by now..
  by Matt Langworthy
 
The Interstate unit #8105 is currently in Binghamton. She arrived there yesterday as the 2nd of 2 DPUs on NS 310.
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