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Owner: Norfolk Southern
Model:EMD GP59Built As:NS 4617 (GP59)
Serial Number:887007-9Order No:887007
Frame Number:887007-9Built:12/1989
Notes:Sold to Carload Express 05/2020
Other locos with this serial:  NS 4617(GP59) CLXX 4551(GP59)
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NS 294 overtakes #733
Title:  NS 294 overtakes #733
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/13/2004  Upload Date: 3/13/2004 9:42:26 PM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Tim Huemmer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9020(C40-9W) NS 5154(GP38-2) NS 9259(C40-9W) NS 4617(GP59) NS 3399(SD40-2)
Views:  704   Comments: 1
Train 294 with 5 engines
Title:  Train 294 with 5 engines
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/13/2004  Upload Date: 3/13/2004 9:42:26 PM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Tim Huemmer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9259(C40-9W) NS 9020(C40-9W) NS 4617(GP59) NS 5154(GP38-2) NS 3399(SD40-2)
Views:  668   Comments: 1
EMD Trio on train 294
Title:  EMD Trio on train 294
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/13/2004  Upload Date: 3/13/2004 9:42:26 PM
Location:  Austell, GA
Author:  Tim Huemmer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 5154(GP38-2) NS 3399(SD40-2)
Views:  542   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/27/2004  Upload Date: 11/28/2004 6:25:30 PM
Location:  Albany, GA
Author:  Tim Huemmer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  346   Comments: 1
NS 4617 & 5194 lead a short train towards the old yard
Title:  NS 4617 & 5194 lead a short train towards the old yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/4/2005  Upload Date: 3/2/2015 3:37:30 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Harold Hodnett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 5194(GP38-2)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
Norfolk Southern Caboose
Title:  Norfolk Southern Caboose
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/12/2005 11:39:14 AM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Lori Hampton
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 5194(GP38-2)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
Norfolk Southern's and caboose.
Title:  Norfolk Southern's and caboose.
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/9/2005  Upload Date: 5/12/2005 11:38:47 AM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Lori Hampton
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 5194(GP38-2)
Views:  290   Comments: 0
"NS 338, clear signal, Track One, Eleventh Street."
Title:  "NS 338, clear signal, Track One, Eleventh Street."
Description:  NS 338 highballs north as PL05, the Salisbury Switcher, shoves their train off the Asheville District westbound main track into the old yard at Spencer. The weed-grown tracks in the foreground were once part of the coach yard for Southern's passenger trains.
Photo Date:  5/30/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 8:24:28 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  549   Comments: 1
NS PL05
Title:  NS PL05
Description:  The first shift Salisbury Switcher crew has paused at the shanty at Eleventh Street as they prepare for their next move. This is the south end of Southern's old Spencer Yard, which is now used for local traffic and storage of unit trains awaiting crews.
Photo Date:  5/30/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 8:27:12 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  394   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  My most photographed locomotive yet I have encountered this locomotive and photographed it 5 times.
Photo Date:  6/22/2005  Upload Date: 9/22/2005 8:20:59 PM
Location:  Bath, SC
Author:  Jeff Stewart
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  320   Comments: 1
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  I've photographed and encountered this same locomotive an amazing 5 times. Here you can see the engineer kicking back. This train is idling and waiting for a bigger train to pass it.
Photo Date:  6/22/2005  Upload Date: 9/22/2005 8:24:57 PM
Location:  Bath, SC
Author:  Jeff Stewart
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  4617 waits as NS 6163 passes.
Photo Date:  6/23/2005  Upload Date: 9/24/2005 10:01:39 PM
Location:  Bath, SC
Author:  Jeff Stewart
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 6163(SD40-2) NS 5442(SD50) NS 3413(SD40-2)
Views:  460   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  This is the third photo I have taken of this engine and I have seen it more than any other engine. It's amazing how many times you can encounter the same engine.
Photo Date:  6/23/2005  Upload Date: 9/24/2005 9:55:22 PM
Location:  Bath, SC
Author:  Jeff Stewart
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
NS 5115 (NS train 192)
Title:  NS 5115 (NS train 192)
Description:  Seeing a train like this brings back memories of the Southern railway. I was only able to ID 2 of the four locomotives as it passed my area. I also put this photo in b&w because the colors just didn't come out right.
Photo Date:  7/24/2005  Upload Date: 9/27/2005 10:37:31 PM
Location:  Bath, SC
Author:  Jeff Stewart
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 5115(GP38-2) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  339   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/26/2005  Upload Date: 2/19/2006 4:54:15 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  Eric Siegel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
NS 4617, leading NS Train #338,
Title:  NS 4617, leading NS Train #338,
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/10/2005  Upload Date: 1/4/2006 5:54:11 PM
Location:  Fort Mill, SC
Author:  Brian Rasmussen
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
The Circus comes to town!
Title:  The Circus comes to town!
Description:  The Red Unit comes to Hershey
Photo Date:  5/22/2006  Upload Date: 9/8/2007 9:04:54 PM
Location:  Hershey, PA
Author:  Brock Kerchner
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2699(SD70M-2) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  351   Comments: 0
Send in the Clowns!
Title:  Send in the Clowns!
Description:  How many clowns can you fit in a NS HiRail?
Photo Date:  5/22/2006  Upload Date: 9/8/2007 9:05:52 PM
Location:  Hershey, PA
Author:  Brock Kerchner
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2699(SD70M-2) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
Are We There Yet?
Title:  Are We There Yet?
Description:  A circus employee checks to smell the wonderful Hershey chocolate!
Photo Date:  5/22/2006  Upload Date: 9/8/2007 9:07:46 PM
Location:  Hershey, PA
Author:  Brock Kerchner
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  242   Comments: 1
Circus Train passed by a coal train
Title:  Circus Train passed by a coal train
Description:  Hot Rail on the Main
Photo Date:  5/22/2006  Upload Date: 9/8/2007 9:09:27 PM
Location:  Hershey, PA
Author:  Brock Kerchner
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 2699(SD70M-2) NS 4617(GP59) NS 9529(C40-9W) NS 6561(SD60) NS 2714(SD70M-2)
Views:  475   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  NS 21A
Photo Date:  5/24/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 10:22:01 PM
Location:  Berea, OH
Author:  Michael Rujak
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/2/2008  Upload Date: 3/11/2008 6:05:25 PM
Location:  Briggs, IN
Author:  Joe Rogers
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  143   Comments: 1
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2008  Upload Date: 3/22/2008 10:25:39 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Ryan Kertis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2008  Upload Date: 3/22/2008 10:29:32 PM
Location:  Riverdale, IL
Author:  Ryan Kertis
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 9632(C40-9W)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
Rare model with the boxy brake blister
Title:  Rare model with the boxy brake blister
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2008  Upload Date: 4/4/2008 8:24:27 PM
Location:  South Bend, IN
Author:  Pat Huemmer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  168   Comments: 1
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2008  Upload Date: 3/28/2008 8:33:36 PM
Location:  South Bend, IN
Author:  Joe Rogers
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  124   Comments: 1
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/22/2008  Upload Date: 3/28/2008 8:33:37 PM
Location:  South Bend, IN
Author:  Joe Rogers
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  NS 4617 is the leader on this eastbound train, spotted just west of Rolling Prairie, Indiana.
Photo Date:  3/22/2008  Upload Date: 4/3/2008 9:22:52 PM
Location:  Rolling Prairie, IN
Author:  Charles Warczinsky
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  NS 344
Photo Date:  4/5/2008  Upload Date: 5/12/2008 9:44:48 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Michael Rujak
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  After the F's went back into the yard for the weekend traffic resumes to move in and around Bellevue
Photo Date:  6/21/2008  Upload Date: 6/21/2008 10:08:51 PM
Location:  Bellevue, OH
Author:  Andrew Luc
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 5412(SD50)
Views:  513   Comments: 1
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Local Freight Train passing through Birmingham, Al. ( 32nd Street Interlocking )
Photo Date:  9/30/2008  Upload Date: 10/4/2009 8:15:44 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 5502(GP38-2)
Views:  300   Comments: 3
City local engines
Title:  City local engines
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 11/9/2008 8:45:50 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Barry Mims
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  152   Comments: 0
City local heads toward SMI Steel
Title:  City local heads toward SMI Steel
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2008  Upload Date: 11/9/2008 8:58:33 AM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Barry Mims
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Northbound Local Freight Train A56 ( Boligee, Ms. to Birmingham, Al. ) passing through 50th Street at Woodlawn Jct., Al.
Photo Date:  11/22/2008  Upload Date: 11/23/2008 11:18:56 AM
Location:  Woodlawn, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 6081(SD40-2) NS 6160(SD40-2) NS 1650(SD40-2)
Views:  420   Comments: 4
NS 6091 & 4617
Title:  NS 6091 & 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/11/2009  Upload Date: 5/22/2009 11:26:45 AM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  Randy Davis
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 6091(SD40-2) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
NS 6091 & 4617 heading back to the yard
Title:  NS 6091 & 4617 heading back to the yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/11/2009  Upload Date: 5/22/2009 11:26:47 AM
Location:  Decatur, AL
Author:  Randy Davis
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 6091(SD40-2) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  223   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 to Boligee, Al. ) stopped at 50th Street in Woodlawn, Al. awaiting a signal to proceed
Photo Date:  9/30/2009  Upload Date: 10/3/2009 8:51:33 PM
Location:  Woodlawn, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 6618(SD60)
Views:  234   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 50th Street in Woodlawn, Al.
Photo Date:  11/4/2009  Upload Date: 11/4/2009 6:42:06 PM
Location:  Woodlawn, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59) NS 5062(GP38-2)
Views:  296   Comments: 7
NS 5062
Title:  NS 5062
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/5/2009  Upload Date: 11/6/2009 4:12:48 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Dave Mullison
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  NS 5062(GP38-2) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Northbound Local Freight Train AB47 tied down in North Yard waiting on a fresh crew to start the days switching duties
Photo Date:  11/6/2009  Upload Date: 11/6/2009 10:25:05 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5062(GP38-2) NS 4617(GP59) NS 7100(GP60)
Views:  330   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 43rd Street in Birmingham, Al.
Photo Date:  11/13/2009  Upload Date: 11/14/2009 12:39:37 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 5062(GP38-2) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  295   Comments: 10
NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Title:  NS'S Alabama Division AGS South District
Description:  NS Southbound Freight Train 385 ( Birmingham to Mobile, Al. ) departing NS'S Norris Yard in Irondale, Al. ( 20th Street )
Photo Date:  1/6/2010  Upload Date: 1/8/2010 7:45:31 PM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 7538(ES40DC) NS 2589(SD70M) NS 8820(C40-9) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  255   Comments: 4
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  NS GP59 4617 sitting at the AGR interchange in Demopolis, Al. awaiting its next assignment
Photo Date:  4/21/2010  Upload Date: 4/23/2010 12:59:07 AM
Location:  Demopolis, AL
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  313   Comments: 2
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/22/2010  Upload Date: 10/29/2010 7:28:21 PM
Location:  Demopolis, AL
Author:  Adam Finger
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  197   Comments: 1
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/23/2010  Upload Date: 1/8/2011 11:34:54 AM
Location:  Selma, AL
Author:  Larry De Bert
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description:  NS Local rolls West toward Memphis and Forrest Yard.
Photo Date:  10/26/2011  Upload Date: 10/27/2011 1:58:26 AM
Location:  Germantown, TN
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
NS 8931
Title:  NS 8931
Description:  Westbound local rolls through Germantown Tennessee.
Photo Date:  11/2/2011  Upload Date: 11/3/2011 2:30:52 AM
Location:  Germantown, TN
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8931(C40-9W) NS 7542(ES40DC) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  290   Comments: 1
NS 4617
Title:  NS 4617
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/17/2012  Upload Date: 7/29/2012 12:03:09 AM
Location:  Irondale, AL
Author:  Adam Finger
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
NS North Alabama (NA) West End District
Title:  NS North Alabama (NA) West End District
Description:  Norfolk Southern Westbound Local Freight Train AB10 passing through 27th Street Interlocking AKA The CSXT Gate in Birmingham, AL. on their way back to Finley Yard in North Birmingham, AL. after working CMC Steel in Woodlawn, AL.
Photo Date:  7/14/2012  Upload Date: 7/14/2012 8:46:28 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3304(SD40-2) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  199   Comments: 0
NS North Alabama (NA) West End District
Title:  NS North Alabama (NA) West End District
Description:  Norfolk Southern Westbound Local Freight Train AB10 passing through Birmingham, AL. on their way back to Finley Yard in North Birmingham, AL. after working CMC Steel in Woodlawn, AL.
Photo Date:  7/14/2012  Upload Date: 7/14/2012 8:35:49 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Bradley Bates
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3304(SD40-2) NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  203   Comments: 6


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