Ex. Southern GP38-2 high hood 5123 leads P61 with the typical Sunday assortment of power. With the exception of the SD40-2 sixth in the consist, the power was a variety of four-axles.
The Fall Colors Special to Asheville rests at Spencer Shops before its departure in the morning.
Originally built for the Chicago & North Western, this now-UP owned C44-9W leads NS train 172.
A trio of nearly new CN ES44AC's lead Knoxville-bound 135.
NS 213 is fresh out of a crew swap at Linwood as they roll south past the gorgeous Carolina fall foliage with a train of hot intermodal for Atlanta.
NCTM and Amtrak forces put together the consist for the excursions to Asheville and Charlottesville this weekend. The Amtrak "Pointless Arrow" locomotive on the point of the train commemorates Amt... (more)
Northbound grain on a beautiful spring morning.
Veteran power in the form of an Ex. N&W SD40-2 and an old C40-8 lead an empty northbound grain train. It's always a treat to see old power still out pulling road trains.
NS local P61 grinds up the grade at Five Row with its typical assortment of old EMD power. In the lead today is an Ex. Southern high hood GP38-2. Word has it that the program to "admiral cab&... (more)
NS P61 the train to catch at Five Row. Because you can always here the grate sound the old EMD power makes coming up the hill in notch 8. Ns 1651 started life as a N&W SD40-2 before is became NS 1... (more)
Since 2011, NS has purchased over 100 used SD40-2 models from various leasing companies. Many of these "new" locomotives come from many different ancestors, including NS 3454, built as Missouri Pa... (more)
The daily Linwood to Hickory road local rolls up Yadkin Hill with a classic EMD lineup on the point.