Having just completed work at Quinnimont, CSX Q303 eases past the station platform at remote Prince, WV, during a late afternoon deluge.
"Wick" Moorman's shipper's special has hit the high iron at Salisbury and is making its way to Charlotte at track speed. The special made a round trip from the NC Transportation Museum in Spencer... (more)
NS 951, a shipper's round trip special operating between Spencer and Charlotte, NC, pulls up to the station platform at the NCTM's Barber Junction Visitor Center. NS Chairman "Wick" Moorman was a... (more)
UP wings carry Belmont Coal Train 750 south into the single track at Haydock.
Southbound 119 rolls through Haydock, MP 360.1, on the Southern Railway mainline. Note the switch panels, which will soon replace the equilateral turnout here with a unilateral type. The Southern... (more)
Eastbound 134 crosses the bridge over West Innes Street at MP S-1.1. The old Dairy Queen and Sams Carwash are landmarks here.
The engineer of NS 213 pours it on as the train rolls through the equilateral #20 turnout at Reid. The switch will soon be replaced with a unilateral turnout, allowing trains to soar through at t... (more)
Signal crews lower the old Southern Railway signal bridge at Kannapolis and wire the signals on the new cantilever. The signal system is being upgraded as part of the NCDOT's plans to improve pass... (more)
NS 337 rocks through the equilateral #20 turnout and under the vintage Southern signal bridge at North Kannapolis. Both the equilateral turnout and the Southern homebuilt signal bridge in this pho... (more)
A veteran GE C39-8, a class of units that is thinning on the NS roster, leads Belmont Coal Train 750 south from Salisbury at Horah Street.
NS 135 passes the old Spencer Yard and some box cars parked in the "Peach Train Track" at Spencer.
Asheville-Columbia empty chip train 67E has just swapped out and is coming through the plant at Church Street in Salisbury.
A rebuilt SD40-2 leads a BNSF B40-8 and an NS GP50 around the north leg of the wye at Salisbury. Local P61 is just underway on its run to Statesville and back.
NS 119 thunders up Yadkin Hill toward Salisbury, NC, with a UP SD70ACe in the lead. Some of the season's colors are still hanging on.
Big Blue leads eastbound 134 into Salisbury, passing under the aging Ellis Street bridge on a beautiful fall day.