There's not too much going on in Bunyan NC other than screen doors flapping in the breeze and the soft burbling of a 567 as the CLNA rolls by northbound with 11 cars shortly after departing Washin... (more)
The CLNA Plymouth to Chocowinity turn passes through a backyard on its trip back north. The 4624 is one of 5 such ex-GTW units on the CLNA. The first, #4621, was acquired in 2010 and the line was ... (more)
NS Wayco turn south of Chocowinity, July 1972
Southern's Canton switcher at Canton, NC in Feb. 1972
Eastbound SCL local at Maxton, NC behind a single GP7, Nov. 1971
NS' Plymouth Switcher crossing a small bridge on its way to work the G-P mill on a summer day in July 1973.
Coastal Carolina's Plymouth Switcher crosses the Palmico River Trestle as it begins its run back toward Plymouth on a clear May morning.
SPEED BUMP! Ok, this hump is actually rather exaggerated in this 150mm view. However, it is interesting to note the many small wooden bridges over irrigation canals along the CLNA Belhaven branch ... (more)
As a storm front moves over the lowlands of eastern NC, a CLNA local gets rolling out of the small town of Belhaven with empties bound for the junction with the CLNA mainline at Pinetown, 17 miles... (more)
The vast flat coastal farmland stretches out in all directions as a tiny local rocks and rolls out the 'Coastal's Belhaven branch on old overgrown trackage with 2 cars of lime headed for farmers a... (more)
A hodgepodge lashup of Carolina Coastal EMD's lug a empty Sulfur train uphill through Knightdale on there way to Raleigh.
Alexander RR #5 eastbound at Stoney Point, NC in September of 1975.
SCL GP7 #717 leads a westbound freight through Laurinburg, NC in October 1970
The daily Plymouth to Chocowinity turn has almost reached its destination after emerging from the pine forests of the Coastal Plain to cross the Pamlico River on the old-NS mainline.
In a scene befitting a downhome Southern shortline, everything leans one way or the other...the train, phone poles, buildings, everything.