A southbound coal train for Wateree, SC zips by three L&C SW's as they hook up to a cut of grain cars in downtown Chester, 50 miles S of Charlotte, NC.
Class engine 200 leads a consist that also includes Genesis class unit #800 into King Street Station in downtown Seattle. I just happened upon this scene and presumed the train to be the Empire B... (more)
Up, up, and away! The GE 25-tonner is loaded onto a low-boy trailer via the winch from a wrecker. Note the custom made rail brackets that were burned on-the spot to match the incline. Goodbye P... (more)
This little unit spends its next to last night beside the nicely maintained Piedmont and Northern station that formerly served as a museum. Belmont is 15 miles W of Charlotte.
A southbound coal train on the Blue Ridge Sub (former Clinchfield) passes under the Thermal Belt Railway's former SAL line just south of Bostic Yard, 30 miles north of Spartanburg. SEABOARD is st... (more)
The Piedmont pulls into Salisbury with an antique advertisement for a regional soda in the background.
NS 173 rounds the Cramerton curve, 15 miles W of Charlotte on the Piedmont Division main.
Extra 9007 east, empty hoppers from the Roberts Bank export terminal, meets export coal extra 5814 west at the crew change point of North Bend in the Fraser River Canyon.
A rerouted BNSF San Bernardino-Birmingham intermodal train crosses the Mississippi River on KCS rails with Old Glory flying in the stiff breeze. The reroute was due to track work on the former Fr... (more)
Bangor and Aroostook's NMJ yard job works over the Guilford/Maine Central line at Northern Maine Junction, just outside of Bangor.
The Piedmont crosses Dale Earnhardt Blvd., renumber to NC 3 in the memory of the NASCAR star. Kannapolis, 25 miles NE of Charlotte, was Earnhardt's home town. NS 119 passes on track 1.
A three-builder consist, including an MLW/Alco B-unit, leads a southbound freight past Porteau Cove Provencial Park, about 20 miles north of North Vancouver.
Carolina Southern's spiffy GP18 rests for the night at Chadbourn. This flash stuff is pretty easy when you just jack up the ISO!!(ISO 800, 50 mm, f/2.8, single flash burst)
The Carolinian (left) and the Piedmont simultaneously make their stops at High Point's newly refurbished station on Memorial Day.
Veteran EMD power leads a north bound 88-car empty Santee Cooper hopper train at Emerson, 40 miles N of Myrtle Beach, SC on former ACL rails. All of the units were on-line. The same consist pull... (more)