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Owner: Norfolk Southern
Model:GE C39-8EBuilt As:NS 8688 (C39-8E)
Serial Number:45408Order No:1870NS
Frame Number: Built:6/1987
Other locos with this serial:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
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Coal for the port
Title:  Coal for the port
Description:  A coal train rolls through Wilson VA with a short train-178 cars-for export.
Photo Date:  9/13/1986  Upload Date: 11/6/2011 3:05:32 AM
Location:  Wilson, VA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8672(C39-8E) NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
Starting east
Title:  Starting east
Description:  An eastbound 178 car loaded coal train gets started from Crewe. This was the point where coal trains were consolidated after getting over the Blue Ridge. Some prodigious consists went east from here to tidewater, as the gradient was quite easy. I often saw trains in the 225 car range on this line.
Photo Date:  5/14/1988  Upload Date: 7/14/2015 1:38:59 AM
Location:  Crewe, VA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8672(C39-8E) NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  20   Comments: 0
Grab shot
Title:  Grab shot
Description:  The same eastbound I shot at Crewe I got at Wilson. They move better than youd expect for a heavy train, and all I was able to get was this grab shot off US 460.
Photo Date:  5/14/1988  Upload Date: 7/14/2015 1:40:26 AM
Location:  Wilson, VA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8672(C39-8E) NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  18   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1997  Upload Date: 12/20/2006 6:50:50 PM
Location:  Spriggsboro, IN
Author:  Chad Malinovsky
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
NS 8688 poses
Title:  NS 8688 poses
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/15/2000  Upload Date: 3/30/2003 6:46:13 PM
Location:  Bow Junction, NH
Author:  Harry Frye
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  649   Comments: 0
BNSF'S Forsyth Sub
Title:  BNSF'S Forsyth Sub
Description:  BNSF Westbound Freight Train M- DILLAU at Hathaway, Montana with a BN White Face SD60M leading an NS C40-8, BNSF Heritage 2 B40-8W & a Blue Bonnet SD40-2
Photo Date:  7/24/2004  Upload Date: 8/13/2004 12:39:20 PM
Location:  Hathaway, MT
Author:  william davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9262(SD60M) NS 8688(C39-8E) BNSF 535(B40-8W) BNSF 6723(SD40-2)
Views:  453   Comments: 1
BNSF'S Forsyth Sub
Title:  BNSF'S Forsyth Sub
Description:  BNSF Westbound Freight Train M- DILLAU passing through Hathaway, Montana
Photo Date:  7/24/2004  Upload Date: 11/28/2008 2:29:06 PM
Location:  Hathaway, MT
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 9262(SD60M) NS 8688(C39-8E) BNSF 535(B40-8W) BNSF 6723(SD40-2)
Views:  264   Comments: 7
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/6/2004  Upload Date: 11/4/2004 10:20:23 PM
Location:  Elkhart, IN
Author:  Joe Rogers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  424   Comments: 0
NS 8688 On A NS Northbound
Title:  NS 8688 On A NS Northbound
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/29/2004  Upload Date: 11/9/2008 10:24:47 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  landrover
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  75   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/8/2005  Upload Date: 1/9/2005 1:05:44 AM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  scott koehler
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
NS C39-8E 8688
Title:  NS C39-8E 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/12/2005  Upload Date: 12/15/2012 4:25:43 PM
Location:  Montpelier, IN
Author:  Alan Gaines
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description:  NS C36-8E 8688 was the second engine on train 213
Photo Date:  3/26/2005  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 4:25:05 PM
Location:  Bridgewater, NJ
Author:  Stephen Bradley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
Smoking it up
Title:  Smoking it up
Description:  As NS 213 accelerates, the 8688 lets out a lot of smoke!
Photo Date:  3/26/2005  Upload Date: 10/8/2005 4:25:06 PM
Location:  Bridgewater, NJ
Author:  Stephen Bradley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
NS 213
Title:  NS 213
Description:  A Union Pacific GE is on the point of the NS 213.
Photo Date:  3/26/2005  Upload Date: 4/25/2008 9:56:55 PM
Location:  Manville, NJ
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6011(AC44CWCTE) NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/5/2005  Upload Date: 5/5/2005 11:37:04 PM
Location:  Springfield, MO
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/23/2005  Upload Date: 4/23/2005 10:14:12 PM
Location:  Osceola, IN
Author:  Joe Rogers
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
NS C39-8 8688
Title:  NS C39-8 8688
Description:  These units were supposed to be scrapped by now but 8688 still sees service and serves for the purpose it was built; for to haul freight!
Photo Date:  6/29/2005  Upload Date: 8/2/2005 4:38:52 PM
Location:  Toledo, OH
Author:  Bob Beaumont
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
NS 8688 in emergency
Title:  NS 8688 in emergency
Description:  Train 324 in emergency at MP 431. It finally got underway in just a few minutes, only to go in emergency again a few miles down the road!
Photo Date:  11/14/2005  Upload Date: 11/16/2005 1:06:36 PM
Location:  Mishawaka, IN
Author:  Jamie Joyce
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description:  Norfolk Southern stack train with a Dash 8 at point moves away from Forrest Yard.
Photo Date:  1/1/2006  Upload Date: 3/4/2006 1:59:26 PM
Location:  Memphis, TN
Author:  Mark Mears
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 9090(C40-9W)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/11/2006  Upload Date: 4/25/2006 5:51:21 PM
Location:  Collier Yard, VA
Author:  Ryan Tate
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  177   Comments: 1
NS V62 Eastbound
Title:  NS V62 Eastbound
Description:  Under the CSX Mainline!
Photo Date:  4/16/2006  Upload Date: 4/19/2006 9:05:57 AM
Location:  Collier Yard, VA
Author:  Edward Kerns II
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/16/2006  Upload Date: 4/19/2006 9:06:18 AM
Location:  Collier Yard, VA
Author:  Edward Kerns II
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
It blends in with trees
Title:  It blends in with trees
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/15/2006  Upload Date: 6/28/2006 6:11:17 PM
Location:  Langley, SC
Author:  Joseph Johns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  FURX 7929(SD40-2) NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
24Z
Title:  24Z
Description:  Passing the railfan park in Macungie with a C39-8E as its second unit.
Photo Date:  2/9/2007  Upload Date: 2/10/2007 1:42:32 PM
Location:  Macungie, PA
Author:  Ron Tilley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2725(SD70M-2) NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/12/2007  Upload Date: 6/14/2007 9:49:07 PM
Location:  Centralia, IL
Author:  Jim Kirsch
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  113   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/21/2007  Upload Date: 6/22/2007 4:53:56 AM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
The engineer brings NS 8688 to a stop
Title:  The engineer brings NS 8688 to a stop
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/21/2007  Upload Date: 6/23/2007 11:22:32 AM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
NS 9341 switching cars
Title:  NS 9341 switching cars
Description:  NS 9341 continues her thing while 8688 awaits a fresh crew to take her on to Ronoake, VA.
Photo Date:  6/21/2007  Upload Date: 6/22/2007 4:53:56 AM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9341(C40-9W) NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/21/2007  Upload Date: 6/22/2007 4:53:59 AM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  152   Comments: 1
NS 8688/C39-8E
Title:  NS 8688/C39-8E
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/21/2007  Upload Date: 6/22/2007 4:54:00 AM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  104   Comments: 1
NS 8688 (C39-8E)
Title:  NS 8688 (C39-8E)
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2007  Upload Date: 6/26/2007 6:44:47 PM
Location:  Waynesboro, VA
Author:  John Gray
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
NS 8688 (C39-8E)
Title:  NS 8688 (C39-8E)
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2007  Upload Date: 6/26/2007 6:45:37 PM
Location:  Waynesboro, VA
Author:  John Gray
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Westbound coal and NS GE's
Title:  Westbound coal and NS GE's
Description:  An increasingly rare C39-8E leads a westbound coal train through the curve at Devon, West Virginia.
Photo Date:  9/6/2007  Upload Date: 9/23/2007 10:52:29 PM
Location:  Devon, WV
Author:  David Rohdenburg
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 9113(C40-9W)
Views:  223   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/16/2007 4:29:32 PM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
Sunrise on the yard
Title:  Sunrise on the yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 12/14/2007 7:41:00 AM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 2550(SD70) NS 8584(C39-8)
Views:  167   Comments: 2
NS road power tied down on a wonderful, fall morning
Title:  NS road power tied down on a wonderful, fall morning
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/18/2007 5:40:03 PM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories:  Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 2550(SD70) NS 8584(C39-8)
Views:  265   Comments: 2
NS 8688 / C39-8E
Title:  NS 8688 / C39-8E
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/16/2007 4:29:32 PM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
NS 2550 & 8688
Title:  NS 2550 & 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/18/2007 5:40:03 PM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories:  Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 2550(SD70) NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
Sunrise on the yard
Title:  Sunrise on the yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 12/24/2007 8:42:37 AM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 2550(SD70)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/16/2007 4:29:35 PM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/16/2007 4:29:36 PM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
Late morning on the yard
Title:  Late morning on the yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 12/14/2007 7:41:01 AM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 2550(SD70) NS 8584(C39-8)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
NS 8688, 2550 & 8584 tied down for the morning
Title:  NS 8688, 2550 & 8584 tied down for the morning
Description:  NS 9043 popping her nose out.
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/18/2007 5:40:04 PM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories:  Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 2550(SD70) NS 8584(C39-8)
Views:  192   Comments: 1
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/16/2007 4:29:38 PM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
Nature puts on a beautiful fall show
Title:  Nature puts on a beautiful fall show
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 10/18/2007 5:40:05 PM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories:  Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 9043(C40-9W) NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 8584(C39-8) NS 2550(SD70)
Views:  226   Comments: 0
Early fall colors come to life, mid morning
Title:  Early fall colors come to life, mid morning
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/2007  Upload Date: 12/24/2007 8:42:42 AM
Location:  Shenandoah, VA
Author:  Stephen Brock
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 2550(SD70) NS 8584(C39-8)
Views:  169   Comments: 1
NS 8688 on NS 210
Title:  NS 8688 on NS 210
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/6/2008  Upload Date: 1/13/2015 11:58:59 PM
Location:  Jacksonville, FL
Author:  Cameron Manning
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E) NS 8335(C40-8W) NS 9766(C40-9W)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/16/2008  Upload Date: 2/17/2008 8:51:48 PM
Location:  Dolton, IL
Author:  Ryan Kertis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/9/2008  Upload Date: 3/10/2008 8:23:44 PM
Location:  Emory Gap, TN
Author:  Jonathan McCoy
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
NS 8688
Title:  NS 8688
Description:  NS 176
Photo Date:  3/29/2008  Upload Date: 5/12/2008 9:42:05 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Michael Rujak
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8688(C39-8E)
Views:  114   Comments: 0


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