A lonely spring switch indicator still guards the East End of the Naples siding, nearly five years after NS removed the signals from service, and 18 months after NS sold the line to current owner ... (more)
San Luis & Rio Grande power leads a train of storage tankcars being kept on the former Piedmont & Northern outside of Charlotte, NC on this beautiful January day. This power came to P&N once Iowa... (more)
Belmont coal loads arrive into Asheville with an H2 BNSF leading the way.
The day after Thanksgiving finds the outbound NCVA Nucor train waiting for the crew to take it to Boykins, NC to interchange with CSX the following morning.
GSMR's 2nd Polar Express run of the night departs the North Pole (Whitter, NC) for it's return run to Bryson City where it will load a third and final trip for the evening.
In the eastern part of North Carolina, along the former Southern Railway branch lines, LHF was a way of life with Southern. Here, NS local E-16 continues the tradition of running LHF as it crosse... (more)
Eastbound BRS train W44 slowly creeps its way down the W-Line as it crosses I-40 in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The westbound T-31 navigates the downgrade section of the former Southern T-Line near Enka on this beautiful December afternoon.
Blue Ridge Southern's W44 makes a rare daylight run on the former Southern "W" Line in western North Carolina. The signals, now off and turned sideways are a reminder of the once import... (more)
Carolina Piedmont's road train works northbound through Fountain Inn on a beautiful December afternoon.
Newly acquired former Santa Fe GP30 leads the eastbound run of the Polar Express into Whitter, NC on a wet December evening. Word on the street is that GSMR will paint this unit in the coming mon... (more)
A light rain falls as the westbound Polar Express returns through Ela, NC returning from the first run of the night to the North Pole (aka Whitter, NC).
The westbound Polar Express returns to Bryson City after it's second run to the North Pole (Whitter, NC) on this wet December evening.
The P90 (Toccoa-Greenville, SC) turn is often a mixed bag of older or re-built power. Today was no exception as P90 makes its return trip south to Toccoa.
Two decades after tuxedo painted locomotives vanished from the Southern Railway loops in western NC, Norfolk Southern's S&A heritage leads 162 into Old Fort, NC on a beautiful December morning.