A Nucor steel crane unloads a car load of scrap metal for reprocessing.
Another load of black diamonds snakes its way through the loops on an early fall afternoon.
Norfolk Southern's main line to Asheville, NC is just waking up and clearing the fog to start a new day.
Good thing the dispatcher has a stop signal up! The Hamlet station was moved across the tracks and rotated 90 degrees to its new home off RR property to be renovated.
The Silver Star speeds by a just harvested field of tobacco.
Track work is almost done to get the trains rolling again but the cleanup is still not over and would take several more weeks to finish.
Southbound Carolinian is headed For Raleigh, NC
EBT # 14 heads back to Orbisonia and is framed up by the open doors of one of the many barns along the way.
N&W 611 waits patiently for one of its last assignments.
A northbound CSX freight speeds across the NS in Selma, NC