D&H Alco PA1 19 rests at Providence yard late in the day while on lease to the MBTA
BNSF coal loads near the summit of Providence Hill
The temperature is rising and the clouds parting on a beautiful Saturday afternoon as NS local P20 heads slowly back to Durham, passing through a quaint Carolina farm scene.
The conductor of local P20 rides past the switch into the Certainteed plant as the engineer pulls the train out onto the main. After a brake test, it's back to Durham.
On February 13th, a rare daylight run for P20 corresponded with a rare snowfall in central NC, resulting in numerous new-found photo opportunities. Here the local is seen approaching the crossing ... (more)
The warm ballast has already melted away its snow cover, but the crossties remain covered as the sun shines on the rear of P20, slowly making its way north toward Oxford.
P&W's PR 3 train seen here in Providence about ready to drop off a string of empty coal hoppers.
CSX 5006 working hard upgrade and is just about to crest the summit at Providence