After a day of drilling storage cars around Bowersville, the Hartwell crew makes a late day run to pick up some cars on the main at Lavonia. The crew will take it a few miles and call it a day.
Light engine moooove eastbound on the L&C.
P43 heads back to Charlotte without the Piedmont and Northern's F units, which were leaving the property for repairs.
Macon, GA-Linwood, NC manifest M18 heads north with an amazing consist for a long-distance train in 2017: Three SD40-2's and a GP38-2 glide northward over the Pacolet River just north of Spartanb... (more)
BMW export train 28T holds the main while Spartanburg-Union, SC local P86 goes in the siding at Pacolet.
After holding for 214, 158, and 36Q at the south end of the double track, 611 resumes the ferry move from Roanoke to Spencer at this location just south of Chatham.
A colorful mix of western power charges southbound on the Piedmont Division with hot intermodal train 213. It is crossing the Pacolet River just north of Spartanburg, SC.
The spacer car local approaches it's major customer, PPG Industries west of Shelby. The spacer was needed to spread the load on the Buffalo Creek trestle near Blacksburg, SC. Just east of here, ... (more)
Two SD60s are giving it all they have to bring Charlotte, NC - Atlanta intermodal 221 up the lengthy grade in the north Georgia mountains.
611 runs from the last rays of sunlight at control point Edna in Reidsville, NC. The sun is also about to set on the classic Southern cantilever mast, as the hoodies are in place and ready to ass... (more)
611 approaches the NC/VA state line as it works hard to keep moving at speed near the top of the grade from the Dan River.
#6 heads east on a foggy morning.
760, coal loads for Duke Energy at Belews Creek, NC, comes down the back stretch approaching turn 2 on the Winston-Salem District. Dale Jarrett won the race.
Crossing the South Fork River just after sunrise.
Grinding up grade on the former Clinchfield with 100+ coal loads - over 12 years after my previous upload with slightly different technology in my bag. See photo no. 331206.