SCL 8087 delivers a coal train to the Riverbend Steam Station.
Four P&N Alcos on a loaded coal train at the River Bend plant at Mount Holly, NC.
Clouds roll in over the scene creating some interesting lighting as two brand new GEVO's rush 81 cars toward Charlotte and ultimately Hamlet. See the guy jumping out of the truck at the crossing?... (more)
The conductor keeps an eye on an eminent road crossing as his sharp looking Geep drills tank cars at the Clariont plant on former Piedmont & Northern Interurban trackage.
A string of hoppers lead by a new GEVO leans into the curve just a few feet away from the junction with the Charlotte Sub with Hwy. 27 and the Catawba River in the foreground. I forgot to move my... (more)
Big AC's squeeze through downtown Mount Holly.
Traffic on Hwy. 27 takes little notice of this SC bound coal train rounding the big curve at Mt. Holly and passing the switch of the connecting track to the former Piedmont and Northern.
A light engine heads past the Mt. Holly depot on former Piedmont and Northern trackage. The interurbans of the P&N are long gone, but I was happy to see a Dash 7 out and about.
CSX local F793 is tied up on the former Piedmont and Northern main line at Mt. Holly, NC, 10 miles west of Charlotte. This is the westernmost active point on the former P&N NC line, which now ser... (more)
Just off the Terrell Sub.