Aberdeen, Carolina & Western unveils their freshly painted F9 (A/B) units. These engines formally pulled Norfolk Southern's Officer Train and were sold to ACWR in 2019. ACWR put on a fantastic s... (more)
ACW 6907 passes over I-495.
NS local P84 heads south out of Clemmons over the Yadkin River with a rare NS high hood locomotive pulling some empty boxcars across the 1,040 foot unique trestle bridge that consists of steel dec... (more)
F820 with a couple of CP's leading a CSX continues towards Bostic. It's seen here crossing the Buffalo Creek in Shelby, NC.
Despite clear skies when the train left Canton, a dreary fall rain blanketed the valley of Asheville, North Carolina as the Blue Ridge Southern's T31 makes the final approach to the NS yard to int... (more)
Loaded unit phosphate train 60U enters NB in perfect lighting over the bridge. The 2 big AC units made easy work of moving this 80+ car train over the gap.
Knoxville/Asheville train 136 works it's way eastbound along the former Southern Railway "River line" in western North Carolina, seen here crossing the French Broad River near Hot Spring... (more)
Southern Pacific #8845 in a former life (now WAMX #4201) leads the westbound T-31 Canton turn across the high bridge just east of Canton, NC on a beautiful first day of Fall.
The Carolinian on the left, and the Piedmont on the right - two state supported Amtrak trains pose at sunset with the skyline of Raleigh in the background. The shimmer wall of the convention cente... (more)
A duo of Norfolk Southern SD40-2s power the westbound leg of the Barber Jct to Oyama (Hickory, NC) turn job P60 as it crosses the Catawba River at Catawba, NC.
ACW train 300 has just gotten underway after a fresh crew and a little switching work was done in the town of Oakboro a few miles West of here as they soar high over the Rocky River.
Southern Railway bay window caboose X498 brings up the rear of an eastbound local freight as it crosses the Catawba River Bridge on it's way to Salisbury, NC.
T31 with only 5 cars crosses the French Broad River on Norfolk Southern's S-line at Murphy Junction. Just a few hundred yards ahead, the train will diverge onto the Murphy Branch with chip loads ... (more)
Who's leading who?
Alexander Railroad #6 is towed westbound to it's new home by NS local P95. The unit will reside at the Southeastern Narrow Gauge and Shortline Museum in Newton, NC.
A pair of Canadian Pacific engines lead northbound empty Charlotte ethanol at Pigeon Roost on the former Clinchfield Railroad in a light snow shower.