Looking like an actual Penn Central unit. 750 rolls into Belmont with the "Peen Central heritage unit leading.
The first 12R to operate out of Columbia, SC continues north by Concord, NC to Enola, PA. The train led by DC to AC 1800. Is passing one of the many old textile mills that are for sell in the area... (more)
On a dreary rainy day. That's really fitting for the occasion. 135 thunders through a rock cut that if one didn't know could be mistaken for on the loops out of Old Fort. But it's really just west... (more)
Rolling under the Southern Railway era intermediates at Lowell. 744 is lugging it's Belmont coal loads up grade towards Gastonia. Where it will run around and head back to Belmont. There is a sayi... (more)
After putting together their train in Asheville. T31 with 4205 leading passes the fixed approach signal on the Murphy Branch.
T31 is about to enter Canton as they are seen here jut out of town fighting the 3.3% grade.
Rolling through the beautiful Western North Carolina countryside. T31 the Blue Ridge Southern's daily Canton to Asheville turn make's it's way back to Canton on the Murphy Branch.
Rolling through the countryside of Forest City, NC. Q693 with a pair of fresh rebuilds leading heads south on the former Clinchfield.
A loaded coal train, Spring Switch, And a classic SAL signal. T722 sit's in the siding as this SAL signal guard's the North end of duke siding.
Sitting tied down at the North end of Duke siding in Mount Holly. Loaded Loyall, KY coal train T722 awaits a fresh crew to take it to Marshall Steam Station. Reminiscent of the times when Riverben... (more)
On a nice Good Friday afternoon. Monetta, SC bound loaded grain train 52V rolls through the Queen City with a DC to AC leader.
V695 is just out of Monroe here with a disappearing species of locomotives leading. Not just on CSX but for other railroad's as well.
Headed for the L&C, Loaded grain train 52W rolls past North Advanced in Charlotte, NC. They will bring it to a stop right behind me. As they met 192 at Charlotte Junction.
After picking up storage tanks at the NS interchange. The crew of the P&N take the cut of tanks over to Ranlo. Where they will drop the tanks off and pick up a cut of covered hoppers.
So i'm practicing a little social distancing or so they call it. I'm doing it the best way I know how in a hobby that let's you be by your self or with a small group of people. With that being sai... (more)