A CSX SD40-3 sits idling on the P&N ready for this weekend pulling the Christmas train.
Ex C&NW, ex Lehigh Valley, now SLRG leased to the P&N sit quietly in Ranlo, NC.
The P&N has had some interesting locomotives on it since the state has redone the line but nothing quite like this has ever been on the property. SLRG's 576 and 578 both started out life as CNW F7... (more)
NS 1630 resting on a quiet evening in Pomona Yard. 1630 lives the easy life now-a-days, spending day after day shuffling cars around the yard, a stark contrast from years of hauling Appalachian bl... (more)
NS PP21 shuffles a cut of cars in Pomona yard as they get their train together for a trip out onto the K-line.
NS PP21 builds their train in Pomona Yard with two high hood veterans still earning their keep.
New Hope Valley #17 prepares to run around a train full of passengers at the New Hill pass track. This train was one of five Santa Holiday Trains to run that day. I wanted to capture #17 before ... (more)
Pushed aside and left to rust, two retired locomotives molder in the heat slowing changing color and available prey for the all consuming kudzu.
A pair of classic high hoods running long hood forward lead a Danville, VA bound empty ballast train north past the Dixie plant in downtown Lexington making quite the spectacle for 2016.
CSXT 8587 idles away in the crisp night air on the Piedmont & Northern in Ranlo, NC. The big six-axle was brought in along with SLRG 576, a Lehigh Valley painted F-unit, which is parked about a hu... (more)
NS 2555 leads a 14,000-ton E08 through the double tracking construction project. Usually crews running out of Linwood with their lead unit long hood forward will turn their lead unit at the Salisb... (more)
NS 132 prepares to roll off of the S-line from Asheville and onto the Charlotte District mainline for the final leg of the journey to Linwood.
The NS 911 "Honoring First Responders" unit leads the NS 158 under the old Southern signal bridge at Shelton.
P43 struggles up the steep grade with two scrap metal cars for Bruce's scrap yard, a string of tank cars for Lubrizol chemical plant, and a NS caboose.
The rain starts to gradually get harder as 172 eases over the muggy South Fork River in Cramerton, NC, with some special visitors from across the country and beyond.