Norfolk Southern Corp. is a transportation company, which owns a freight railroad. It engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers to and from the rest of the United States. The company transports overseas freight through several Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. It offers an extensive intermodal network in the eastern half of the United States and is a transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products. The company's services include property leases and sales, wire line or pipeline and fiber optics projects, access property, managing private crossings, promoting businesses with signboards, and natural resource management. Norfolk Southern was founded on July 23, 1980, and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.