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Owner: Norfolk Southern
Model:GE C39-8Built As:NS 8638 (C39-8)
Serial Number:45326Order No:1863NS
Frame Number: Built:6/1986
Other locos with this serial:  NS 8638(C39-8)
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Making the grade
Title:  Making the grade
Description:  An eastbound is about to reach the sunnit of the Blue Ridge near Montvale Va behind a pair of GEs. The NW presence is very much apparent with the signature signal masts and CPL signals.
Photo Date:  9/13/1986  Upload Date: 12/14/2014 1:57:42 AM
Location:  Montvale, VA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NW 8517(C36-7) NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  258   Comments: 2
Westbound cresting Blue Ridge
Title:  Westbound cresting Blue Ridge
Description:  A westbound merchandise train reaches the top of Blue Ridge as it approaches Roanoke. In steam days, NW used Y class engines to assist trains over the grade.
Photo Date:  9/13/1986  Upload Date: 11/6/2011 3:03:58 AM
Location:  Montvale, VA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NW 8517(C36-7) NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  436   Comments: 0
NS 8638
Title:  NS 8638
Description:  BC01 WB
Photo Date:  9/13/1987  Upload Date: 2/24/2018 3:18:44 PM
Location:  Vermilion, OH
Author:  Bruce Gage
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  44   Comments: 0
Norfolk Southern C39-8's #8638 and 8634 lead #199 past the junction to downtown Moultrie
Title:  Norfolk Southern C39-8's #8638 and 8634 lead #199 past the junction to downtown Moultrie
Description:  NS C39-8's #8638 and 8634 were built June 1986
Photo Date:  4/23/1988  Upload Date: 8/13/2014 9:43:57 AM
Location:  Schley Junction, GA
Author:  Bernie Feltman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8) NS 8634(C39-8)
Views:  309   Comments: 2
Norfolk Southern C39-8 #8638 past the junction switch (the main track bypasses Moultrie while the old route goes thru town)
Title:  Norfolk Southern C39-8 #8638 past the junction switch (the main track bypasses Moultrie while the old route goes thru town)
Description:  Norfolk Southern C39-8 was built June 1986
Photo Date:  4/23/1988  Upload Date: 8/3/2013 10:56:01 AM
Location:  Schley Junction, GA
Author:  Bernie Feltman
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  245   Comments: 3
NS 8638
Title:  NS 8638
Description:  exact date unknown, location uncertain
Photo Date:  6/1/1990  Upload Date: 11/6/2014 1:26:21 PM
Location:  Erlanger, KY
Author:  Tim Vermande
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
NS 8638
Title:  NS 8638
Description:  exact date unknown
Photo Date:  6/1/1990  Upload Date: 11/6/2014 1:27:09 PM
Location:  Peru, IN
Author:  Tim Vermande
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
NS 7119, NS 8638, and NS 8655 on No 221
Title:  NS 7119, NS 8638, and NS 8655 on No 221
Description:  NS train No. 221 rolls along the New Orleans Terminal between Terminal Junction and L&N Junction with 49 wells of double stacks to deliver to the SP in Metairie. NS C39-8 8655, NS C39-8 8638, and NS GP60 7119 power the train.
Photo Date:  2/28/1996  Upload Date: 3/4/2017 7:34:29 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7119(GP60) NS 8638(C39-8) NS 8655(C39-8)
Views:  149   Comments: 1
NS 8655, 8638, and 7119 Deliver to SP
Title:  NS 8655, 8638, and 7119 Deliver to SP
Description:  NS train No. 221 has delivered 49 stack wells to the SP at LaBarre Road. NS power C39-8 8655, C39-8 8638, and GP60 7119 will be replaced with SP SD40M-2 8625 and SP GP60 9796 and the train will depart as SP 1-NSLBT-28.
Photo Date:  2/28/1996  Upload Date: 3/5/2017 7:04:27 PM
Location:  Metairie, LA
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8655(C39-8) NS 8638(C39-8) NS 7119(GP60)
Views:  602   Comments: 0
NS 8638 and NS 8655 Hand Off in Metairie
Title:  NS 8638 and NS 8655 Hand Off in Metairie
Description:  NS train No. 221 has delivered 49 stack wells to the SP at LaBarre Road. NS power C39-8 8655, C39-8 8638, and GP60 7119 will be replaced with SP SD40M-2 8625 and SP GP60 9796 and the train will depart as SP 1-NSLBT-28.
Photo Date:  2/28/1996  Upload Date: 3/7/2017 12:22:14 PM
Location:  Metairie, LA
Author:  Christopher Palmieri
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8) NS 8655(C39-8)
Views:  141   Comments: 0
NS 8638
Title:  NS 8638
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/15/1998  Upload Date: 6/9/2003 9:34:09 PM
Location:  Fostoria, OH
Author:  Harv Kahn
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  509   Comments: 0
NS 8638 C39-8
Title:  NS 8638 C39-8
Description:  An Eastbound Gerneral freight rolls through Decatur Jct.
Photo Date:  4/6/2002  Upload Date: 1/23/2007 6:55:50 PM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  Kevin Nelson
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  234   Comments: 1
NS 9008 leads train 214 northbound at Pomona Yard
Title:  NS 9008 leads train 214 northbound at Pomona Yard
Description:  NS 9008 leads train 214 northbound at Pomona Yard in Greensboro
Photo Date:  5/8/2003  Upload Date: 1/19/2008 5:54:40 PM
Location:  Greensboro, NC
Author:  Harold Hodnett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9008(C40-9W) NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  590   Comments: 0
NS 8638 trails NS 9008 on train 214
Title:  NS 8638 trails NS 9008 on train 214
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/8/2003  Upload Date: 1/19/2008 5:54:51 PM
Location:  Greensboro, NC
Author:  Harold Hodnett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8) NS 9008(C40-9W)
Views:  619   Comments: 0
NS 5259
Title:  NS 5259
Description:  Northbound H4W
Photo Date:  6/3/2004  Upload Date: 3/26/2011 11:00:28 PM
Location:  Portville, NY
Author:  Kyle Norek
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5259(GP38-2) NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  254   Comments: 0
NS 8638
Title:  NS 8638
Description:  Threading the needle at MP 21.5, NS 8638 leads NS 139 east through the IL countryside.
Photo Date:  8/15/2004  Upload Date: 8/16/2004 12:27:46 AM
Location:  Shiloh, IL
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  279   Comments: 1
NS 8638
Title:  NS 8638
Description:  Roster shot of an old workhorse on a northbound empty grain train.
Photo Date:  7/17/2005  Upload Date: 7/18/2005 7:19:53 PM
Location:  Cordele, GA
Author:  Bryan Smith
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
A C39-8 working on the Third Track
Title:  A C39-8 working on the Third Track
Description:  Three six axle units working on the Third Track.
Photo Date:  12/21/2005  Upload Date: 9/1/2008 9:19:56 PM
Location:  Jersey City, NJ
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
SOU 8638
Title:  SOU 8638
Description:  A General Electric C39-8 stopped on the Public Service Electric & Gas crossing on the ex-Erie Boonton Line.
Photo Date:  12/21/2005  Upload Date: 9/1/2008 9:22:03 PM
Location:  Jersey City, NJ
Author:  Anthony Paci
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
NS 9915
Title:  NS 9915
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/18/2006  Upload Date: 2/25/2007 12:27:30 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Collin Reinhart
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9915(C40-9W) NS 8308(C40-8) NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
NS 8638
Title:  NS 8638
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/18/2006  Upload Date: 2/25/2007 12:27:31 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Collin Reinhart
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 8638(C39-8)
Views:  149   Comments: 0


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