An unpatched CNW Dash-9 leans into the curve approaching downtown Landis, NC, against a backdrop of a now idle textile mill.
NS 173 pauses at Summit Avenue to wait for the conductor to get back to the head end after picking up at Charlotte. Soon 173 will leave Charlotte's skyline behind.
An Operation Lifesaver Dash-9 and a horsehead ex-Conrail SD60 lead intermodal train 24T past Five Row. The Charlotte District crew will swap out with a Danville District crew about two miles north... (more)
A BNSF ES44DC leads a colorful consist, also including an ex-Southern Pacif tunnel motor, ex-Santa Fe SD45-2, and Montana Rail Link SDP40, past the AT&O at the north end of the NS Charlotte Yard.
A Powder River coal train operating to Duke Power's Buck Steam Station at Spencer, NC, climbs out of Statesville, NC, on Norfolk Southern's S-Line. This is only the second Powder River train to op... (more)
NS 173 passes P41's ex-N&W SD40 1641 in downtown Kannapolis. The track in the foreground was built recently to replace trackage torn out for the new Kannapolis station and platform just south of h... (more)
Linwood-Charleston train 337 passes under Salisbury's three overhead bridges. Three eras of bridge construction can be seen here, with the newest bridge having been completely rebuilt earlier this... (more)
NS empty chip train 67E, with a block of coal on the head end, swings through the equilateral #20 turnout at North Kannapolis.
NS 214 has a colorful consist of BNSF units ahead of the black NS Dash-9 as the train passes Maybelle, just south of downtown Lexington.
Linwood-Lynchburg freight 158 passes through Lexington, NC, home of Lexington Furniture's Plant 1. They'll soon have a rolling meet with Amtrak 73, whose Approach Diverging signal has just come up... (more)
With recently repainted NC 1792 leading a newer F59, Amtrak 73 rolls through the curve at Cook's Crossing on the final leg of its trip from Raleigh to Charlotte.
A Union Pacific SD70M leads Linwood-Macon train 155 across the Yadkin River Bridge. The crew began their trip south just around the curve at the south end of the yard at Linwood.
NS 119 crosses the Yadkin River Bridge and passes the site of the past week's derailment of NS 166.
NS 213 rolls through Salisbury. The lawn between the rails of the S-Line is thriving as usual this time of year.
NS 213 races through Salisbury heading into the evening light. The train's typical set of GP60's is broken up by a GATX SD40-2.