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Gallery - Norfolk and Western Railway

The Norfolk and Western Railway was a US class I railroad that operated in Canada on trackage rights over Canadian National lines that it obtained when it absorbed the Wabash Railway in 1964. Operations through Niagara were primarily concentrated on the CN Cayuga Subdivision. The NW merged with the Southern Railway in 1982 forming the Norfolk Southern Railway(NS). NS continues to operate into Canada for interchange purposes.


Norfolk & Western F7a 3657 (nee Wabash 657) sits outside the Fort Erie shop at night. This locomotive, along with all but 2 of the ex-Wabash F units, was scrapped.

October 1975 - NRM Collection


Norfolk & Western 3659 & 3651 (ex-Wabash 659 & 651) head out of Townline Tunnel near Welland.

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Norfolk & Western 2701 & 2574 lead a train westbound into Fort Erie.

March 18, 1978 - NRM Collection


Norfolk & Western RS11 2565 is mixed in with other power at Fort Erie, Ont.

April 1967 - NRM Collection