Having just departed the yard at Linwood, NC, AC44C6M number 4219 leads manifest train 135 south across the Yadkin River on the afternoon of October 12, 2019.
The Blue Ridge Sub is best known for the many photo locations through the North Carolina mountains. The south end from Marion to Spartanburg doesn't get a great deal of attention from railfans, b... (more)
Freshly rebuilt EMD NS 1819 leads the NS 272 over the heavily flooded Mayo River on a cool winter morning.
GSMR GP7 711 has just received the railroad's newest aquisition- an Amtrak diner. Here the short movement crosses a rarely used trestle just past the Dillsboro yard.
E52 cruises across the calm waters of Chocowinity Bay on this Spring morning bound for the Nutrien mine at Aurora, NC.
I picked this spot in Cramerton initially because I knew 153 was going to track two. Also the light here for late afternoon trains was going to be really good. But I decided to get creative with t... (more)
NS 6950 crosses over Underpass road in Advance with a few empty boxcars from the Triangle Warehouse in Clemmons as it makes its way back to Mocksville.
Deep in the woods of North Carolina, CSX freight train Q693 crosses the Nolichucky River as it continues it trip south on the former Clinchfield. Leading the train is the Veterans and First Respon... (more)
211 rolls over the Catawba River and under threatening sky's with the Central Of Georgia heritage unit leading.
Ex SOU High Hood NS 5218 heads south over the Mayo River.
A lone SD60E crosses the Yadkin River just as the sun pops out on its way to Mocksville to do some switching at the Avgol Plant.
With clearing skies, Blue Ridge Southern's T31 crosses over North Hominy Creek just outside of Canton, NC on the ex. Southern Murphy Branch. The veteran lash-up was howling as they brought the 42 ... (more)
Fall color is slowing working it's way into the French Broad river valley as Blue Ridge Southern's T31 job departs Asheville for the run to Canton, NC.
A NS 60E leads a P25 local from Mocksville, NC over highway 64 to Barber Junction, NC.
Three specially painted units are visible as NS 744 navigates the Southern Loops in the mountains of North Carolina, hauling coal to plant Marshall in Sherills Ford, North Carolina.