Over 15 years after the shut down of the Saluda Grade, the old signals at Melrose are lit once again, this time by a spotlight placed inside the head, not the bulbs the signal was birthed with.
The signal down along Pearsons Falls Road, about half way down the Saluda grade, stands lone on another empty night in the North Carolina mountains.
Amtrak 92 departs Cary with some remaining Fall Foliage on the trees. In the background is the old Page-Walker Motel built in 1868.
NS 1073, the "Penn Central" heritage motor, leads stack train 212 through the city of Belmont. Nature is staring to show signs of life as various flowers begin to bloom and trees begin t... (more)
Ex BN SD60M "Triclops" NS 6807 leads the 272 through one of the many curves on the Pumpkin Vine at Watkins.
Sitting in a siding track at the mechanical shop
The one unit wonder leads a short train of empty grain cars by the north end of Norfolk Southern's Linwood yard.
A Dash 9 in relatively fresh paint leads P99 south.
After working on the mainline at Marshville, CSX local F704 heads back toward Monroe.
After waiting all morning at the north end of Linwood for NS 8098 to lead a train north, the unit finally left the yard in the trail on 119.
NS 162 glides down the hill at Five Row and will take a signal into their terminus at CP "Duke."
CSX manifest Q619 heads through the town of Marshville with a rather decrepit-looking CW44AC leading.
P61 crawls up the hill in run 8 with a long, heavy train in tow.
On a foggy and damp Easter Sunday evening, 119 brings the same lashup from yesterdays 35Q. The CSX trailing was actually a star of a Tropicana commercial.