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Norfolk Southern MOW #BackBelt

Norfolk Southern MOW #BackBelt

Norfolk Southern MOW equipment on the New Orleans #BackBelt. Norfolk Southern MOW Maintenance-Of-Way (MOW) equipment seen recently on the Norfolk Southern “Back Belt.” This equipment does crack clearing and ballast balancing. One of my regular...
Amtrak Crescent Plus ATIP Car

Amtrak Crescent Plus ATIP Car

AMTK Crescent plus ATIP car on the #backbelt in New Orleans cross-posted to NOLA History Guy. AMTK Crescent plus ATIP Amtrak Crescent #20 Northbound on the NS #BackBelt, 15 minutes out of Union Passenger Terminal in New Orleans (NOL). The red car directly behind the...
Public Belt MOW Equipment

Public Belt MOW Equipment

Public Belt MOW Equipment at Central Avenue in Jefferson Public Belt Equipment Trainspotting is a great way to get outside and remain socially distant, particularly on a Saturday. Unless there’s a need for emergency track work, the area at Central Avenue, under...
Amtrak Crescent 08-April-2020

Amtrak Crescent 08-April-2020

Amtrak Crescent 08-April-2020 on the #BackBelt Amtrak Crescent 08-April-2020 I usually catch the Crescent #20 (northbound) at my favorite coffee shop. That’s the PJ’s Coffee at 5555 Canal Blvd., in Lakeview. The coffee shop is right next to the Norfolk...
WarBonnet on the #BackBelt

WarBonnet on the #BackBelt

BNSF WarBonnet engine on the NS #BackBelt Burlington Northern Santa Fe in New Orleans The #BackBelt gets regular BNSF activity. The NS tracks connect BNSF (working out of the big UP yard in Avondale) with Norfolk Southern in Gentilly and CSX on the east side of the...
NewOrleansRailroads dot com Mission Statement

NewOrleansRailroads dot com Mission Statement

The mission of this site is to be a repository for photos, maps, ephemera, and stories related to railroads in the metro New Orleans area. I got the idea to start this site from reading the “Louisiana Railroad History” group on Facebook. One of the members...