NS 134 is cresting the grade at Ridgecrest, NC, and is about to descend Blue Ridge Mountain. Ahead is 12 miles of twisting mainline known as "the Loops." An ex-Southern GP30 (NCMX2601) brings up ... (more)
NS 134 descends Blue Ridge Mountain, also known as the "Loops," toward Old Fort, NC. The train is following Mill Creek and is approaching Point Tunnel. The ex-Southern GP30 in the consist belongs... (more)
NS 134 descends the Loops between Ridgecrest and Old Fort on Norfolk Southern's Piedmont Division "S Line." The trailing unit is NCMX2601, the ex-Southern GP30 owned by the North Carolina Transpo... (more)
NS Linwood-Greensboro/Pomona turn P84 departs Linwood and enters the Washington-Atlanta mainline at Lee.
A freshly painted NS "Horsehead" Dash-9 leads a Warbonnet and another NS Dash-9 through Lexington. The train is seen passing under the intermediate signal at Lexington and passing the Lexington Fu... (more)
Amtrak 80 rolls through Lexington, NC, just about an hour into its daily trip from Charlotte to New York City.
Due to mechanical problems with NCDT1797 (The "City of Asheville," NS GP38-2 5175 is in charge of the northbound Charlotte-Raleigh "Piedmont." The train is seen here departing Kannapolis, NC.
Former Southern Railway SD40-2 3220 and BNSF SD40-2 7033 drag Linwood-Statesville Turn P61 up Yadkin Hill toward Five Row.
NS SD40-2 3220 and BNSF SD40-2 7033 are running "Southern style" past the yard office at Barber, NC.
NS 25th Anniversary Operation Lifesaver GP59 4637 pulls the NS29 office car southbound past Five Row.
NS 337 passes Eleventh Street and the south end of the old yard at Spencer. Southern Railway moved most of its yard operations north to Linwood in the late 1970's.
NS 213, with a typical quartet of GP60's, passes the historic Spanish Mission style station at Salisbury, NC.
NS P61 is shown shortly after departing Barber, NC, with a pair of CSX units for power.
NS 135 passes the Flying-S Ranch and Shaver Wood Products, a local industry served by NS.
NS 135 meets a dog-lawed NS 166 at the Fulton Street crossing on the Salisbury-Asheville S-Line.