N&W RS11 367 rests on a Sunday afternoon at Durham, NC awaiting it's return to work Monday morning.
Under a colorful sky, an all-foreign power consist high-tails it eastbound through Durham with a unit train of molten sulfur bound for Lee Creek, NC.
A light overnight snowfall has left the roads icy and mostly empty this morning as the southbound Piedmont picks up speed, crossing over 15-501 as it departs Durham on time.
D&RGW 3079,3026,3004,3094,3095 are eastbound near Grand Junction with 64 cars.
The gates descend across Blackwell Street in Downtown Durham as 349 approaches, heading west into the snow storm.
The leading edge of a significant winter storm has reached Durham and the flakes are flying as the eastbound Piedmont departs the station toward Raleigh. In the background is the new Durham Perfor... (more)
A very work worn 60011 heads the Jarrow tanks south at Stone bridge County Durham.
The brake wheel of an NS coal hopper, sitting patiently on a spur over the weekend waiting to be picked up.
On the edges of the rail head, you can see the deep semi-circular marks left by the rail grinder which came through last week. In the center of the rail head presumably is a lubricant applied afte... (more)
Don't let the bright sunshine fool you, the rain is pouring down on this empty rail train and me - typical fast moving summer showers here in NC.
After missing the NS Geometry Train in this spot last week, I was determined to catch the Rail Grinder, which has been in the area for a few days. Here it is heading east (to the right) back to th... (more)
The southbound Carolinian approaching the Durham station.
Post-storm light on a late Carolinian.
Panning after sunset.
A young woman boards the southbound Carolinian at Durham.