With the clouds building in the distance, and the sun bouncing back and forth between them, 212 passes the old farmers field with a few ancient pull tractors, and plows.
NS 213 is fresh out of a crew swap at Linwood as they roll south past the gorgeous Carolina fall foliage with a train of hot intermodal for Atlanta.
NS 745 heading west to Asheville NC, change crews, and then head into TN and then north into the coal fields.
Norfolk Southern Piedmont Division local P61 roars up Yadkin Hill enroute to Oyama, NC with stops along the way.
A visitor from the competition is seen leading NS 159 southbound by the old Dixie mill in Lexington, NC.
The Salisbury Switcher is seen working the PCA plant at Five Row north of Spencer, NC
The Salisbury Switcher working the box plant at Five Row, this is a neat operation to watch with the tight curves and steep grade.
Catawba (Plant Marshall) loads accelerate eastbound out of Old Fort with the Black Mountains looming in the distance. Snow showers hang on the mountains around Ridgecrest on this cold December mo... (more)
Power short Linwood Yard is running anything they can get their hands on these days.....and usually 12-24 hours late. Here, WB 135 (21) departs Asheville behind a Dash-9 and both of the leased CEF... (more)
With the Black Mountains looming in the distance, a trio of Canadian units lead westbound 165 through Grovestone.
A trio of Canadian National units lead NS train 165 around the lower loop at high fill between Old Fort and Ridgecrest, NC on the former Southern Railway "loops" in western North Carolin... (more)
On a beautiful Veteran's Day, NS P61 rumbles up Yadkin Hill with a B32-8 leading three high hood GP38-2s. A big thank you to all of the veterans and those currently serving. May God bless you all!
Power for the High Point Thomasville & Denton Railroad lays over at High Rock Yard on the 4th of July
This westbound is bound for Linwood, NC with a leaser leading a 96 car manifest. Thank fully it hasn't gotten it's horsehead paint job yet.
NS 11R makes an appearance at the south end of Linwood as the train had to run down to Duke and shove into the south end of Linwood Yard. Seen hear crossing over the Yadkin River with a nice ex-C... (more)