Norfolk Southern Railway was created in 1982 with the merger of Southern Railway and Norfolk & Western Railway. The corporate office resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
This scene depicts the Atlanta skyline at sunset using artistic license for all the engines to be “corralled” in the foreground.
Some factual statistics about the engines from left to right:
The “Switcher,” # 2409 was built in 1982 (model MP15DC EMD) with 1500 HP. It was immediately assigned to the Chattanooga, TN rail yards. # 3285 was built in 1978 (model SD40-2 EMD) with 3000 HP. # 9023 was built in 1997 (model D9-40CW) with 4000 HP. # 2658 was built in 2005 (model SD70M-2) also with 4000 HP. These road units are all currently in use with Norfolk Southern Railway.