RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 1080 Norfolk Southern EMD SD70ACe at Lowell, North Carolina by Justin Smathers
 
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Norfolk Southern (more..)
EMD SD70ACe (more..)
Lowell (more..)
Lowell, North Carolina, USA (more..)
May 25, 2016
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NS 1080 (more..)
NS 154 (more..)
Justin Smathers (more..)
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After witnessing the old Southern signals being cut-out and the heads turned in Salisbury and Spencer, I came to the realization of just how quickly these signals are starting to disappear. I grew up watching trains roll under these old signals, and it is a sad sight to see them go. Fortunately, one can still find a very small handful of locations on the Piedmont where the old signals haven't been touched, as is the case with the intermediate signals at Lowell. On a cool spring morning, NS 154 rolls under the untouched intermediates at Lowell after meeting a late 203 further south.
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