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Owner: Norfolk Southern
Model:EMD SD40-2Built As:SOU 3281 (SD40-2)
Serial Number:776044-27Order No:776044
Frame Number:776044-27Built:1/1978
Notes:Ex-SOU
Other locos with this serial:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
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NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1984  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 8:56:17 AM
Location:  Glenburn, PA
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) CN 3254(2-8-2)
Views:  700   Comments: 0
CR 6990 on SENS
Title:  CR 6990 on SENS
Description:  Conrail 6990 is on the point of SENS at Bogota, NJ 8/1994
Photo Date:  8/1/1994  Upload Date: 9/25/2008 8:10:32 PM
Location:  Bogota, NJ
Author:  John Durant
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6990(SD40-2R) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  859   Comments: 2
NS 3320
Title:  NS 3320
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/21/1994  Upload Date: 1/19/2011 1:05:05 PM
Location:  Welch, WV
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3320(SD40-2) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East End District
Description:  NS Eastbound Vehicle Train 22R ( New Orleans, La. to Atlanta, Ga. ) passing through Anniston, Al.
Photo Date:  2/15/2004  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 11:24:58 AM
Location:  Anniston, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  393   Comments: 2
NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division Birmingham East District
Description:  NS Eastbound Vehicle Train 22R at Anniston, Al.
Photo Date:  2/15/2004  Upload Date: 1/16/2005 2:40:32 AM
Location:  Anniston, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 3238(SD40-2)
Views:  480   Comments: 0
Big 11
Title:  Big 11
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/1/2004  Upload Date: 1/20/2006 9:58:04 AM
Location:  Dupo, IL
Author:  Zachary Gillihan
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 8713(C40-8) NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 3266(SD40-2)
Views:  469   Comments: 1
NS SD40-2 3281
Title:  NS SD40-2 3281
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/11/2005  Upload Date: 5/11/2012 10:04:40 PM
Location:  New Haven, IN
Author:  Alan Gaines
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
Title: 
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/13/2005  Upload Date: 2/16/2010 2:28:39 PM
Location:  Duluth, GA
Author:  Jim Bruce
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3231(SD40-2) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  402   Comments: 0
Title: 
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/13/2005  Upload Date: 2/16/2010 2:28:12 PM
Location:  Duluth, GA
Author:  Jim Bruce
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Signal,Track,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3231(SD40-2) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  328   Comments: 1
NS 3281 and 3194
Title:  NS 3281 and 3194
Description:  NS 3281 and 3194
Photo Date:  9/12/2005  Upload Date: 9/12/2005 8:26:19 PM
Location:  Venice, IL
Author:  Keith Belk
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 3194(SD40)
Views:  310   Comments: 1
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description:  NS 3281
Photo Date:  9/12/2005  Upload Date: 9/12/2005 8:26:38 PM
Location:  Venice, IL
Author:  Keith Belk
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description:  NS 3281
Photo Date:  9/17/2005  Upload Date: 9/17/2005 11:22:08 PM
Location:  Brooklyn, IL
Author:  Keith Belk
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description:  NS 3281
Photo Date:  2/7/2006  Upload Date: 2/7/2006 12:41:32 PM
Location:  Gateway Yard (East St. Louis), IL
Author:  Keith B
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
SDs in HP yard
Title:  SDs in HP yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/14/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2009 5:48:18 PM
Location:  High Point, NC
Author:  J Derick Perry
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3226(SD40-2) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  256   Comments: 0
NS 61G
Title:  NS 61G
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2007  Upload Date: 9/2/2007 12:24:04 AM
Location:  Tuscaloosa, AL
Author:  Andrew A
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  235   Comments: 2
NS 61G
Title:  NS 61G
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/5/2007  Upload Date: 9/2/2007 12:24:04 AM
Location:  Tuscaloosa, AL
Author:  Andrew A
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
NS 3281 in the rain
Title:  NS 3281 in the rain
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/7/2007  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 9:39:15 AM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  Matt Benefield
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  254   Comments: 1
NS'S Norris Yard Service Center
Title:  NS'S Norris Yard Service Center
Description:  NS GP38-3 5837, SD40-2 3281, & SD40 3197 are sitting in the service center at NS'S Norris Yard in Irondale, Al. awaiting their next assignment
Photo Date:  5/23/2007  Upload Date: 6/20/2007 11:34:45 PM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5837(GP38-3) NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 3197(SD40)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
NS Yard
Title:  NS Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/1/2007  Upload Date: 4/2/2008 10:14:19 PM
Location:  Tuscaloosa, AL
Author:  Rick D
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 5189(GP38-2)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description:  Not using this one today.
Photo Date:  7/18/2007  Upload Date: 7/30/2007 5:56:44 PM
Location:  Tuscaloosa, AL
Author:  Neil Stutzman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
NS A37
Title:  NS A37
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/20/2007  Upload Date: 5/5/2009 11:00:22 PM
Location:  Tuscaloosa, AL
Author:  Rick D
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  449   Comments: 0
NS'S Norris Yard
Title:  NS'S Norris Yard
Description:  NS SD40-2'S 3281, 1650, & 3206 are sitting at NS'S Norris Yard in Irondale, Al. awaiting their next assignment
Photo Date:  9/18/2007  Upload Date: 9/22/2007 8:53:37 PM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 1650(SD40-2) NS 3206(SD40-2)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
NS'S Norris Yard Service Center
Title:  NS'S Norris Yard Service Center
Description:  NS SD40-2'S 3281, 1650, & 3206 are sitting at Norris Yard in Irondale, Al. awaiting their next assignment
Photo Date:  9/18/2007  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 9:35:13 PM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 1650(SD40-2) NS 3206(SD40-2)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/18/2007  Upload Date: 11/23/2007 4:22:32 PM
Location:  Anniston, AL
Author:  Matt Benefield
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
NS 9735
Title:  NS 9735
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/19/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 9:38:58 PM
Location:  Juliette, GA
Author:  Nate Scarbary
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9735(C40-9W) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
NS SD40-2 3281
Title:  NS SD40-2 3281
Description:  NS SD40-2 3281 with NS GP38-2 5204 in the at Columbus, Ga
Photo Date:  10/17/2008  Upload Date: 3/20/2010 5:14:33 PM
Location:  Columbus, GA
Author:  Barry Richter
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train A55 ( Birmingham, Al. to Meridian, Ms. ) stopped at Bessemer, Al. letting a train run around them before heading south to Meridian, Ms.
Photo Date:  11/6/2008  Upload Date: 11/6/2008 7:04:18 PM
Location:  Bessemer, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 5217(GP38-2) NS 9294(C40-9W)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
Local heading out
Title:  Local heading out
Description:  Local pulling out of Norris Yard.
Photo Date:  12/13/2008  Upload Date: 12/15/2008 9:26:37 AM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  Mick Nussbaum
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6085(SD40-2) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division NA West End District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division NA West End District
Description:  NS Eastbound Local Freight Train AB14 waiting to go back to work after the New Year Holiday at Finley Yard in North Birmingham, Al.
Photo Date:  12/31/2008  Upload Date: 12/31/2008 7:55:21 PM
Location:  North Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 3269(SD40-2) NS 6086(SD40-2)
Views:  362   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Eastbound Local Freight Train passing through 50th Street in Woodlawn, Al.
Photo Date:  1/15/2009  Upload Date: 1/15/2009 7:04:06 PM
Location:  Woodlawn, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 3100(GP40-2)
Views:  294   Comments: 2
NS Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  A south bound NS manifest crosses over at the 27th Street interlocking coming from Sheffield Al. and heading for it's terminating point of NS's Norris Yard on Irondale Al. Mean while NS empty coal train 75K waits in the distance at 32nd Street for this manifest to clear so that it can take the same route.
Photo Date:  2/1/2009  Upload Date: 2/2/2009 12:47:16 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
NS SD40-2 3281
Title:  NS SD40-2 3281
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/1/2009  Upload Date: 2/1/2009 10:13:29 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
An old high-hood SR SD40-2
Title:  An old high-hood SR SD40-2
Description:  Still going strong...
Photo Date:  2/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/7/2009 7:22:54 PM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  Donnie Strickland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description:  bringing in a Bessemer train to Norris Yard.
Photo Date:  2/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/8/2009 8:24:12 PM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  Robert Duncan Sr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  105   Comments: 0
Classics Entering The Yard
Title:  Classics Entering The Yard
Description:  These two classic motors are seen at the lead of a train entering Norris Yard in Irondale, AL.
Photo Date:  2/7/2009  Upload Date: 2/8/2009 9:18:18 AM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  Dale Burns
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6082(SD40-2) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Eastbound Local Freight Train A23 ( Bessemer Run ) passing through 32nd Street Interlocking in Birmingham, Al.
Photo Date:  2/21/2009  Upload Date: 2/21/2009 7:44:15 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 6082(SD40-2) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  266   Comments: 2
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/1/2009  Upload Date: 3/2/2009 10:07:46 AM
Location:  Tuscaloosa, AL
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  232   Comments: 1
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description:  A-37's power tied down on a snowy Sunday in Tuscaloosa.
Photo Date:  3/1/2009  Upload Date: 3/2/2009 10:00:52 AM
Location:  Tuscaloosa, AL
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  170   Comments: 1
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train A55 ( Birmingham, Al. to Boligee, Al. ) passing through 32nd Street Interlocking in Birmingham, Al.
Photo Date:  4/10/2010  Upload Date: 4/12/2010 10:46:18 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3286(SD40-2) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train A55 ( Birmingham, Al. to Meridian, Ms. ) passing through Grimes, Al.
Photo Date:  4/14/2010  Upload Date: 4/14/2010 8:07:29 PM
Location:  Grimes, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 3286(SD40-2)
Views:  198   Comments: 5
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train A55 ( Birmingham, Al. to Meridian, Ms. ) passing through Powderly, Al.
Photo Date:  4/14/2010  Upload Date: 4/14/2010 8:16:01 PM
Location:  Powderly, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 3286(SD40-2)
Views:  168   Comments: 3
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train A58 passing through Bessemer, Al.
Photo Date:  6/18/2010  Upload Date: 6/18/2010 9:39:01 PM
Location:  Bessemer, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Station,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 6081(SD40-2)
Views:  287   Comments: 4
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train A55 ( Birmingham to Boligee, Al. ) passing through Brickyard Junction, Al.
Photo Date:  9/19/2010  Upload Date: 9/19/2010 10:29:59 PM
Location:  Brickyard Junction, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3294(SD40-2) NS 3440(SD40-2) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  242   Comments: 6
NS 345 passing NS A37
Title:  NS 345 passing NS A37
Description:  Southbound NS 345 train passing parked NS A37 power at Tuscaloosa.
Photo Date:  11/11/2010  Upload Date: 11/12/2010 9:36:08 PM
Location:  Tuscaloosa, AL
Author:  Rick D
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4229(SD70M) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  276   Comments: 1
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description:  NS A55 (Birmingham, AL - Meridian, MS long distance local) sets waiting at Bessemer for NS I2G on a seeming rare sunny day that has been so far between this 2010/2011 winter season in the Deep South.
Photo Date:  2/8/2011  Upload Date: 2/9/2011 2:21:24 AM
Location:  Bessemer, AL
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  198   Comments: 3
NS 341 & A55
Title:  NS 341 & A55
Description:  A55 and 341 exchange smiles as 341 rushes past on the right at Bessemer.
Photo Date:  2/8/2011  Upload Date: 2/9/2011 2:27:12 AM
Location:  Bessemer, AL
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 9294(C40-9W)
Views:  200   Comments: 1
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Freight Train 341 running around A55 on #2 track as A55 is stopped on the #1 track in Bessemer, Al.
Photo Date:  2/8/2011  Upload Date: 2/9/2011 7:13:51 PM
Location:  Bessemer, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9294(C40-9W) NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  229   Comments: 2
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train A55 ( Birmingham, Al. to Meridian, Ms. ) stopped at Bessemer, Al. on #1 track as NS Southbound Freight Train 341 runs around A55
Photo Date:  2/8/2011  Upload Date: 2/9/2011 6:37:49 PM
Location:  Bessemer, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2) NS 5217(GP38-2) NS 9294(C40-9W)
Views:  229   Comments: 4
NS A38  NS 3281
Title:  NS A38 NS 3281
Description:  NS A38 passes under the signal bridge at m.p. 151.6 at Lipscomb
Photo Date:  5/19/2011  Upload Date: 7/21/2011 12:59:43 PM
Location:  Lipscomb, AL
Author:  Chris Martin
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  140   Comments: 2
NS 3281
Title:  NS 3281
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/9/2011  Upload Date: 6/20/2011 7:55:02 AM
Location:  Bessemer, AL
Author:  Allan Williams Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 3281(SD40-2)
Views:  152   Comments: 3


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