Just before the sun sets on a frigid winter evening, NS P43 eases down the steep grade out of Gastonia and heads south towards the South Carolina state line to work Lubrizol Chemical.
NS P43 sits tied down over the weekend with an old horse doing the honors.
NS 5230 lights up the right of way on the old HG line on a cold Autumn evening.
Storm clouds take over the sunset slowly as NS 5107 sits tied down in Gastonia, NC.
NS 5107 revs up after coupling up to some tank cars.
P43 heads back to Charlotte without the Piedmont and Northern's F units, which were leaving the property for repairs.
The NS P43 holds as the conductor takes the derailer off and unlocks and swings the gate open to start what was a short day of work at the Lubrizol plant with high hood GP38-2 doing the honors for... (more)
The Piedmont & Northern train to Christmas town shoves into Gastonia after running to the north pole to pick up Santa and Mrs. Clause.
NS 5230 slowly rolls by an open field on the ex Carolina & North Western HG line in South Gastonia.
P43 struggles up the steep grade with two scrap metal cars for Bruce's scrap yard, a string of tank cars for Lubrizol chemical plant, and a NS caboose.
NS P43 creeps by the welcoming sign to Gastonia on its way to work a chemical plant just down the tracks.
NS 213 navigates the, as I like to call it, concrete canyon in downtown Gastonia, NC.
An ex Union Pacific 90MAC leads an NS D9 and three cars through Gastonia, NC.
Conductor Shad T. Wright calls car lengths for P43s engineer as they shove back.
The NS 5326 shoves back to pick more tank cars up.