NS 132 approaches CP Rowan with a rather dirty KCS SD70ACe leading the way.
Folks love to talk about catching the old high hood GP38-2s (heck, I'm one of them), but rarely do people talk about a unit holding a much more rare status- the GP59s. Currently, just 18 GP59 unit... (more)
NS P92 heads toward the N-line to begin a day of switching.
A westbound empty rail train negotiates the ancient rock cut near Hurley School Road on the Asheville District. While this may look like a scene you might see in the famous Southern loops, we are ... (more)
NS MOW crews unload parts of a switch from a track panel car that will be going in place on the control point crossover where the train is located. Signal and track improvements have been underway... (more)
As the snow begins to fall, NS 798 comes to a stop at Fulton Street with an old standard cab SD70 leading. NS 2510 is one of two NS SD70s equipped with PTC, the other being NS 2505.
Becoming ever more a rarity to be seen leading a mainline freight, a standard cab unit in the form of the rather unique SD70 leads Linwood-bound 132 as the train prepares to take a diverging route... (more)
NS 132 prepares to roll off of the S-line from Asheville and onto the Charlotte District mainline for the final leg of the journey to Linwood.
Amtrak's Phase III leads the Carolinian into Salisbury for it's station stop in route to Charlotte under cover of darkness.
NS 76M prepares to stop at Fulton Street in Salisbury.
"Ahight 99, bring 'em on!" Just after Amtrak 75 clears the plant, P99 gets a signal to follow them south. Meanwhile, the Switcher crew keeps on doing what they do best: hurry up and wait... (more)
The Salisbury Switcher crew takes a break by the Old Yard shanty while the dispatcher clears out a cluster of mainline traffic that got held up waiting for ole' Amtrak.
P99 holds on main two as Amtrak 75 overtakes and prepares to diverge from main one over to main two at CP "Spencer" just behind the photographer.
The Yadkin Local arrives back into the Salisbury yard limits at Yadkin Junction in the last light of a beautiful fall afternoon.