Ex C&NW, ex Lehigh Valley, now SLRG leased to the P&N sit quietly in Ranlo, NC.
Snow flurries start to fall as 8099, 4002, and a ET44 push 194 across coopers trestle.
P43 struggles up the steep grade with two scrap metal cars for Bruce's scrap yard, a string of tank cars for Lubrizol chemical plant, and a NS caboose.
The rain starts to gradually get harder as 172 eases over the muggy South Fork River in Cramerton, NC, with some special visitors from across the country and beyond.
The Kings Mountain Christmas parade is about to start. Christmas music rings over the speakers. People start to pick out their spots to watch Santa ride down the streets. Everyone in town stops to... (more)
NS P43 creeps by the welcoming sign to Gastonia on its way to work a chemical plant just down the tracks.
The Bumblebee kicks up the fallen colorful leaves as they duck under the old Southern Railway intermediates.
P99's conductor climbs out of 1072 getting ready to uncouple the locomotives from the train as the PTI van chases them down the track.
The NS 119 banks around the curves and passes the Kings Mountain mural in downtown Kings Mountain with Lady Liberty powering up front.
NS 213 navigates the, as I like to call it, concrete canyon in downtown Gastonia, NC.
Rust starts to show and old Southern paint bleeds through the Norfolk Southern paint. NS 5230 was built for AGS in February 1977. After almost 40 years in revenue service, it's still running stron... (more)
After spending the day in Grover, P43 heads north back to Charlotte with a high hood GP38-2 leading the way.
1625 is put into the leading position to take P86 back to Spartanburg, SC.
An ex Union Pacific 90MAC leads an NS D9 and three cars through Gastonia, NC.
NS 1625 leads P86 through Pacolet, SC, on a beautiful Fall day.