NS 135 eases its way out of town behind battle worn SD70 No. 2539.
For the 6th day in a row, a standard cab SD70 has led a Westbound over the S-Line. Here a heavily worn and weary 2539 splits the signals at West Claremont, working hard on her way West.
With a very faded,cbattle worn SD70 doing the honors, NS 135 cruises past the east end of the passing siding at Eufola, NC.
With a permanent 25 MPH speed restriction on the entire length of the S-line, the super-elevated curve through Glen Alpine, NC hardly seems necessary. On a beautiful September afternoon, NS 135 ea... (more)
NS 2517 leads a short 135 through Connelly Springs, NC. What started out as a soggy and generally gloomy morning turned into a beautiful afternoon- of course, it helps when you've got good power t... (more)
135 glides into Asheville in golden afternoon light on this late August afternoon.
It's been awhile since I've seen any BNSF power, let alone a solid set of 'em leading a train. Seen here, a short NS 135 putts along at 25 MPH by MP S68 in Connelly Springs, NC. Worth noting is th... (more)
Emerging from a thick cloud of Limestone dust, train 134 accelerates her way through the small town of Conover, NC.
Thunderstorms move into Asheville as 135 departs westbound off the High lead for its run along the French Broad river to Knoxville. In the background, the Wedge art studios sit next to the area t... (more)
The sun peaks out from the clouds of a threatening sky to light up train 135 as they roll west through the control point at Rowan with a classic ex-CR SD80MAC in the lead.
NS 911 passes through Eufola NC leading train 135
After overtaking P61 at the west end of Barber Junction, NS 135 rounds the curve at Mimosa Street.
Linwood,NC to Chattanooga,TN freight #135 begins the battle through the Southern Loops
135 rejoins the main after waiting for 134 to pass at Connelly Springs.