One of ten GP38s (acquired 1967) on the Clinchfield roster, 2006 is seen putting together a train for those SDs in the distance to haul over the mountains to Kentucky. Funny to think about SP an... (more)
Foreign Power Splitting the Signals. A BNSF GEVO leads this intermodal through the old Southern signals near the Spartanburg Depot at Magnolia.
Bridging the Main. This hotshot heads north on the Southern Main across Lawson's Fork Creek near Beaumont Junction in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The NYC heritage unit is third in the con... (more)
Out of the Light and Into the Darkness. As the early morning sun breaks the night, NS 203 heads down the Southern Main through Beaumont and into Magnolia on its way south.
NS 212 heads north at "Beaumont", where the mainline goes from double to single and the W-Line splits off toward Columbia. 1999 was a great year to shoot the NS with all kinds of exotic ... (more)
Recently re-symbolled BMW train 10T starts to throttle up as they leave town and connect to the W-line's original alignment into downtown Spartanburg.
The DPU on Q692 has just emerged from the Spartanburg Tunnel and is passing the yard office as counterpart Q693 arrives in a well-timed meet. The next morning, a similar scene would play out in K... (more)
A late-running P86 approaches the Amtrak station in Spartanburg en route to a chemical plant in nearby White Stone.
Highballin' Hotshot Pig. NS 203 runs south on the Southern Main between a waiting NS 118 and the Spartanburg Depot with a nice sunrise sky in the background.
P86 returns to Hayne Yard after switching BASF in White Stone. Both cars were used as spacers for the hazardous cargo.
154 rounds the curve south of the Spartanburg Amtrak station and passes the upstate's version of Charleston's "Rainbow Row". The damage from recent heavy winds and possible tornado is e... (more)
Working on Christmas Eve. Probably too late in the season to be a Santa supply chain, this hotshot pig runs north through Spartanburg on the Southern Main with NS 4000 third in the consist... (more)
Christmas Eve Work. Heading out to work some local jobs on the Spartanburg Sub, F785 crosses this former Clinchfield RR bridge that displays the name of the local college, the Wofford Terr... (more)