A consist that you don't see to often. So I get a text from a friend saying a SD80MAC was leading 213 so I said I can't pass this up. He also had 2 standard cab D9s running elephant style.
NS 213 glides under the old Southern Railway-era signals in Lowell, NC. The leader is also of fallen flag heritage, built for the ATSF in June of 1995 as their 230.
NS 213 comes under the southern intermediates at Lowell, NC. As you can see here we got three generations of GE locomotives there was a D9-44CW, ES44AC, ET44AC all in the consist.
Smoke and a all EMD consist is what I see when I see this photo. NS 213 comes by Belmont on a rather hot and muggy afternoon. I don't shoot at this part of Belmont all that often and I need to.
Sometimes, patience really does pay off. After getting a tip from a friend that 213 had a brand new ET44AC leading, I headed out to intercept. I was told that a Lynchburg crew was called for 10:00... (more)
Summer is here, and the heat is cranked high as a brand new ET44AC leads 213 south past Lutheran Chapel Church just south of downtown China Grove as the double track project between CP Reid and CP... (more)
NS 213 finally rolls through Kannapolis several hours behind schedule on account of the new signals being cut-in between Salisbury and Spencer. Through trains and Amtrak were shuffled down track t... (more)
NS 213 rumbles by on National Train Day while everyone gets their photos of him.
A spartan-cab GE leads Atlanta-bound intermodal 213 through downtown Charlotte, NC.
NS 213 flies through Kings Mountain and under the Southern signals
213 enters the sweeping curve at Paris (Greenville, SC) with two ex-Conrail SD80MAC's and the NS #8099 for power on this beautiful late March afternoon.
NS 2806 a SD75M leads 213 past Belmont. I was not excepting a good leader like this to lead him. Also a big rain just came through so clouds where starting to clear up.
The end of a crystal clear day in early March has arrived with the presence of the setting sun; and a great shadow has been cast upon the face of the earth as high priority intermodal 213 rounds... (more)