It's like we have stepped back into a different time period. But in all reality it was 4-10-2016. N&W 611 leads the excursion train into Old Fort with the beautiful Blue Ridge Montanans in the bac... (more)
A shot I thought I could not get. As I say old meets new in this one NS 958 met the NS 135. This may have been the only train it met on this whole trip other thin I thank 162. But we where on a di... (more)
NS 957 The Blue Ridge Special starts up the hill and to the loops at Dendron. And I got to say I was very happy with this spot because you could hear him working. And that was a cool thing to see.... (more)
NS 119 comes by Belmont with a ES44DC leading and last in the consist is a XN&W SD40-2.
My spring break is going good so far as 212 heads north past Belmont with the PC heritage unit leading 212. Just the other week I caught it leading 348 south bound mixed fright. Also you can see t... (more)
After being stopped by work crews and letting 204 run around him at SouthFork NS 172 came by Belmont with a SD70ACe leader.
NS 119 has been having the heritage units lately. This one had the conrail heritage unit. He even had a XCONRAIL D8 leading this one 8314 is the first one that NS owns.
NS 119 comes past Belmont on a rather wet Easter Sunday. He had the Original Norfolk Southern leading a NS D9 and a CSX Locomotive.
NS 7618 leads NS 119 by Belmont a nice 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.
Ever since NS got these SD90MACs from EMD I have seen planty of them I just have not seen one leading in good wether. But luck has it 119 had one leading today. Speaking of 119 it's had some reall... (more)
So back in October I took a trip to the GSMR and I got to say I like there railroad excursions that they have. Here is GSMR 711 waiting while people board the train.
Sometimes you just get lucky and with the Charlotte airport not to far away you can get a plane in your shot. As 213 passes Belmont a plane fly's over head.
NS 119 comes by Belmont with a XCONRAIL D8 leading. He even had a NBPL unit trailing 4th of 4. That was my first time seeing one of those.
Not even 20 minutes after 213 passes 119 comes by with a SD60E leading.