Visiting Triclops. A rare sight in the greater Columbia, SC area, a UP triclops heads through Alston, SC at the head of an intermodal train taking brand new BMWs down the historic Souther... (more)
Waiting for Approval. This daily autorack has now been increased in length to handle some other freight cars with the closing of the CSX yard in Hamlet, NC. Here, Q211 waits for approval ... (more)
The CATS are out! The Wizards-Hornets game is over, with the Hornets pulling out a win in OT, and fans are ready to return home for Thanksgiving. As taxis and probably Uber drivers pick up... (more)
Good Things Come in Threes. Unusual for Columbia and for NS 192, three foreign power KCS units lead this mixed freight through Cayce, South Carolina as it heads toward Andrews Yard.
Moving Disney. As we waited to travel to Epcot, the Coral Monorail appeared with the American Flag flying in the breeze behind it.
Returning Home. A local unit passes the Spartanburg Depot as it returns to Hayne Yard from transferring cars to CSX at its nearby yard.
Working on the Railroad. As a CSX MOW crew works in an area where CSX and NS have lines in close proximity, an NS local heads through Devine Junction and toward an area where the railroads... (more)
Working the Local Lead. With the crew leaving the cab door open to get some air on a very warm October day, Y103 heads up the NIT lead not far from Williams-Brice Stadium to pick up some c... (more)
Turning onto the Local. The local job crosses Assembly Street, a main thoroughfare in Columbia, South Carolina, on its way to pick up some cars on the NIT not far from Williams-Brice Stadi... (more)
Summit meeting. Heading down the historic R line from Columbia, SC to Augusta, GA, NS 191 meets NS 192 in Summit, South Carolina. A conductor walks back to check the switch as Lehigh Valley... (more)
The Long and Winding Train. The crew arrives to board this long coal train, with the consist snaking around the trees visible beyond the arriving workers. This would end up being a long day... (more)
Stranger in the Ditch. A relatively rare foreign power visitor, a BNSF GEVO, leads NS 238 through the Ditch in Columbia on the way to deliver its intermodal cargo to the Port of South Caro... (more)
Hotshot Through Spartanburg. After being delayed while a separate incident involving Amtrak 19 was cleared, this hotshot intermodal speeds past the Spartanburg Depot on its way north. Many ... (more)
Historic Union Station. I have wanted to catch this shot in good light for awhile. This freight train is on its way through Columbia on its way up the historic and former Southern R Line f... (more)
Swimming and Rope Swinging and Fishing. With people swimming and playing below and waiting to take a swing on the rope, while others are fishing, the CSX High & Wide transports a turbine a... (more)