After coming to Baldwin leading NS 50A the day before, NS 8101 awaits a pickup from NS P8G to take it to Greenville, SC, where it will be transferred to NS 118 for it's trip to Linwood, NC and the... (more)
NS 153 holds in track 1 while the conductor gives AMTK 20 a rollby inspection with " Night Flash ".
After waiting patiently for 51Q to complete their assignment and clear up, NS 153 puts the Pedal to the Metal passing by Fieldale Farms in Baldwin, GA .
Here lies the motive power of what was NS 50A. This train went out of service at 11:30am.
NS P37 with "Catfish" motive power.
NS 54A creeps forward while switching the number 1 Fieldale Farms Feemill in Baldwin, GA .
P37 slowing to prepare for entering the Fieldald Farms #2 Feedmill's spur.
What an awesome lash-up, an SD70 and two Dash-9's.
To bad they're tied down for the day at the "Fieldale Farms #2 Feedmill spur".
P37 switching the Fieldale Farms #2 Feedmill on the day
before Thanksgiving. These guys didn't mess around, they were quickly in and out.
NS 58W grain train power.
It's a little after midnight and the temperature is just below freezing as water vapor clouds streak across the night sky. Luckily the 2661's auto start feature is working well on this cold night.
The conductor protects the shove move back to the train after running around it. This is done due to Fieldale Farms mill switches one mile to the south opening for southbound work.
These two units get ready to pick up a train of empty grain hoppers from Fieldale Farms feed mill.
Fieldale farms grain silos loom above the trees and through exhaust waves of this northbound manifest.