The Asheville District locals have for many years now been a reliable source for finding the older EMD power on full display. SD40-2s, GP38-2s, etc., were a staple, with the same exact engines run... (more)
A beautiful summer evening finds local P61 heading back to the barn, crossing over Main Street in downtown Conover, NC. NS 6082 started life as N&W No. 6082.
Winter Wonderland! NS 741 trudges through the snow in Conover, NC with NS 8100 adding a splash of color to the scene.
Shortly after departing Oyama, NS P60 steps east through downtown Conover.
NS 76M heads east through downtown Conover.
NS 135 blasts through Conover at a blistering 25 MPH with an ole' SD70 up front. Even though I had shot this unit just a few days prior, it didn't take much coaxing to get me out of the house to s... (more)
NS 135 eases its way out of town behind battle worn SD70 No. 2539.
P61 is only 3 miles from the end of her day as she leaves the city of Conover.
Emerging from a thick cloud of Limestone dust, train 134 accelerates her way through the small town of Conover, NC.
Running late but here at track speed approaching Hickory, NC
Norfolk & Western No. 611 passes through the town of Conover, NC on her way to Asheville. This is the first time in well over 20 years that the "Queen of Steam" has traversed Norfolk Sou... (more)
After meeting 162 at barber, 135 continues their journey approximately 35 miles west through Conover, breaking the silence on a serene Spring day.
NS 135 struggles to bring its almost 2 mile long train up to speed after pausing to meet 134 at Claremont, and having to negotiate the tight curve at the old Newton Depot site.
NS 162 flies over busy Interstate 40 just outside of Conover
NS 789 races through Conover just before Sunset. It was just announced today that the Asheville Yard operations would close for good. In just a few hours, 789 would become the last Westbound train... (more)