Duke Power's Buck Steam Station 25 Tonner poses outside of the roundhouse with various other power during the Rail days event.
N&W GP9 620 brings them south past the backhouse to switch power for the Rail Days excursions.
NS F9A 4270 sits on display at the Rail Days exhibit while N&W GP9 620 backs the 3PM excursion.
Three catfish with 214 in tow blast up the southside of the grade at Hilltop.
Traction motor failure on the 8349 and a 10mph speed restriction hamper the progress of 213 up the grade at Hilltop.
The yardmaster had handed the orders up to the conductor on 44N as the snow starts to come down hard.
CSX was 3 months old but already fresh paint had been applied to two of the three locomotives pulling this rain soaked passenger excursion from Charlotte. This would be my first train ride as a k... (more)
10th St. Revisited. The Paw Creek Turn makes it's way south past the old ADM mills, a favorite childhood railfanning spot.
The I-485 station is the southern terminus of the blue line for now. LYNX 4 awaits the clear signal for the reverse move on the double crossover to head north.
Price's Chicken Coop has the fryers on as lunch time approaches. Also approaching is a southbound LYNX headed out to the I-485 station.
Expecting just the GP38-2's and the SD60's I was delighted to see four extra EMD units on the return leg of P84!
P84 on the approach into Pomona Yard.
Southbound Piedmont crossing the I-40 bypass.
With the 10 mph slow order cleared, 213 puts the power down as they cross I-40.