Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Norfolk Southern painted pony with a mane locomotive scheme

ALTOONA, Pa. — Norfolk Southern has released an image of the latest version of its prototype "mane" paint scheme: a mane with a Tuscan Red stripe behind the cab. According to a NS Facebook post, the scheme is known as the Roanoke prototype. The locomotive wearing the new colors is NS AC44C6M No. 4002. GE built the locomotive as standard cab D9-40C No. 8789. NS's East End Shop in Roanoke, Va., rebuilt the locomotive and workers in NS's Juniata Shops in Altoona repainted the engine. (NS photo)

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