The northbound "Virginian" excursion charges upgrade into downtown Danville in frigid cold air and gusty winds.
The northbound "Virginian" excursion from Spencer to Lynchburg sweeps into the curve just north of the double crossover at Edna as the gigantic Lucky Strike factory looms large in the background.
The northbound "Virginian" from Spencer to Lynchburg sweeps through the S-curve just north of Jamestown with the sleek 4-8-4 running under a full head of steam.
With just an SD40-2 and an ES44AC online, NS 154 crests the grade at North Kannapolis with three dead locomotives and a heavy train in tow trying to beat the evening Amtrak to Salisbury.
NS 154 makes a run for the hill into Concord with a former N&W SD40-2 on the point. In an age where widecab locomotives dominate the scene, these old workhorses are still out there earning their k... (more)
The Norfolk Southern Railway heritage locomotive leads NS 119 past a church just north of downtown Landis on an overcast Easter Sunday afternoon. I thought this would be an appropriate themed phot... (more)
Springtime foliage is in full bloom in North Carolina as three SD40-2s lead P9R northbound through Thomasville with a large 103 car train for North Winston Yard.
The sound of EMD prime movers permeates the countryside near Elmwood as P61 rolls west past Shaver's with a large eighty car train.
NS P61 rolls west over the Innes Street bridge in Salisbury as commerce commences at Sam's Car Wash, a local business that has served customers in Salisbury for over five decades.
NS P61 arrives into Statesville in golden afternoon light, passing a long abandoned freight shed.
NS road local P61 screams through the roller coaster at Elmwood with a NPBL geep on the point.
A Norfolk, Portsmouth, & Belt Line lettered geep leads Linwood-Oyama road local P61 through the signals at West Barber on a beautiful Spring-like day in the Piedmont.
The southbound Winston-Salem turn roars into the curve under the Southern signal bridge at Lexington with a venerable SD40-2 trio on the point.
NS P23 sweeps through the countryside just south of the small community of Mount Ulla with two geeps making easy work of a sixteen car train.
The Barber to Mooresville turn rolls south through Bear Poplar, paralleling NC Highway 801 next to the West Rowan Farm, Home, and Garden store. The endangered pair of high hoods make for a nice tr... (more)