Train 173 heads south at Main Street in Belmont, 12 miles west of Charlotte, with an all-EMD consist
The spacer car between the locomotives is needed to spread the load on the Buffalo Creek trestle.
I think the truck was a '54 and the Alco was a '53
The Piedmont pulls out of Salisbury
The Asheville-Spartanburg turn eases past the Saluda Grade historical marker.
All EMD lashup