The Last Run
After getting permission by the Locomotive Dispatcher to enter into the Chattanooga Diesel Shop lead the trio of EMD motor which was assigned to NS 348 (Linwood,NC-Ch... (more)
Finally the assignment was completed under the late night sky, as NS 348 (Linwood,NC-Chattanooga,TN) power wait to uncouple from its train to go into the diesel shop at Chattanooga,TN. Its amazing... (more)
NS 348 makes a stop by the shanty at old yard to set off some cars before heading south to Atlanta, Ga.
The rain keeps fallin', and the railroad keeps workin'! NS 348 prepares to couple to their train after dropping a cut of cars in the Old Spencer Yard.
NS 348 hustles through Kannapolis on their way south. This is one of the final pictures I shot of train 348 before it was replaced by NS 173.
Right before the sun goes behind the trees, 348 thunders by with the PC heritage unit in the lead of a D9, 4 SD40-2s, and 1 GP38-2 high hood.
NS 348 shoves a cut of cars back into the Old Spencer Yard.
NS 1073 leads NS 348 northbound at Austell, GA
NS 348 slowly pulls away from Downtown Flowery Branch, GA, as 204 passes and clear up.
NS 348 starting to apply dynamics as it prepares to diverge at Allen in Oakwood, GA to meet NS 204.
Here we see NS 348 passing through Salisbury NC on the NS Mainline... This town sees probably about 30-40 trains a day including 8 Amtraks..
NS 348 slowly rounds the curve at Bridge past a bunch of camp cars stored on the Whitley Lead in Atlanta, GA.
During a period of heavy sleet NS train 348 struggles up Yadkin Hill on the first mile of its journey from Spencer Yard in Linwood NC to Chattanooga Tn.
An extremely late 348 gains speed as it glides across the Seneca River in Clemson, SC. Former Soo Line SD60 6014 disappointingly sits in the trailing position. It sure would have been sweet to see... (more)