NS 162 arrives into Salisbury at the end of its Asheville District run with a colorful assortment of power. The train will not enter the Piedmont main anytime soon, as traffic and maintenance work... (more)
As the Streamliners event draws to a close, the Potomac Eagle's B&O 722 and C&O 8016 share the scene outside the Bob Julian Roundhouse.
The N&W 611J takes a spin on the turntable as two of the more colorful streamliners sit in the background.
Spectators and volunteers look on as the NS executive F9s pull the NW 611 out and prepare to shove it back to the roundhouse for turntable photos.
An overlooked aspect of the Streamliners festival was Amtrak's display train with a classic F40PH (now without a prime mover) and the Veteran's P42DC on the point. The train would head south from ... (more)
A classic pair of BN "triclops" SD60Ms lead a heavy NS 156 through the plant at North Kannapolis.
As the Streamliners event comes to a close, the EMD demonstrator FT sits on the turntable as ACL 501 and B&O 722 look on.
A veteran C40-8 leads train 338 into the sweeping curve at China Grove. This shot was not possible up until a few months ago when Norfolk Southern and contracting firms cleared the land and woods ... (more)
NS 119 has the hammer down through the small (former) mill town of China Grove, located roughly halfway between Washington and Atlanta on the former Southern Railway Piedmont main.
After waiting for Chicago line traffic to clear at the diamond, Q507 highballs under the vintage B&O signal bridge at South Deshler on their way south on the Toledo Sub.
CSX Q468 pulls off of the Charlotte Sub into Monroe Yard to pick up cars for the trip to Hamlet with a rare ICE SD40-2 on the point.
Three old workhorses crawl uphill with a long and heavy Piedmont 61 in tow.
A former Seaboard GP38-2 leads decent sized D743 south over the diamond at Deshler past the former B&O DR Tower on a comfortable July evening.
Southern 6133 leads the daily museum run around the property, which is the site of Southern Railway's Spencer Yard and locomotive facilities.
NS 350 rolls into Lexington under a beautiful sunset amidst the old industrial backdrop of the Dixie Plant.