Transportation Tuesday – Norfolk Southern Heritage Units

Bring out the rail geeks, Norfolk Southern is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary by painting its locomotives in the style of the various railroads that merged to become Norfolk Southern.

Here’s some of the best. To read about the program, visit the Norfolk Southern site. If you want to see them up close, visit the North Carolina Transportation Museum the week of July 4. For the press release, click here.

Erie. Photo: Norfolk Southern.

Nickel Plate Road. Photo: Norfolk Southern

Pennsylvania. Photo: Norfolk Southern

New York Central. Photo: Norfolk Southern.

About Becky Fifield

Becky Fifield is a cultural heritage professional with 25 years experience in institutions large and small. She is currently Head of Collection Management for the Special Collections of the New York Public Library. An advocate for preventive conservation, Ms. Fifield is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation, Chair of the AIC Collection Care Network, and former Chair of Alliance for Response NYC. She is also a scholar of 18th century female unfree labor and dress. There's a bit of pun in the title The Still Room, delineating a quiet space brimming with the ingredients of memory, where consideration, analysis, and wordcraft can take place. Ms. Fifield’s interests include museum practice, dress history, historic preservation, transit, social and women’s history, food, current events, geneaology, roadtrips, and considerations on general sense of place. Becky and her husband, Dr. V, live in the Hudson Valley.