NS 5107 sits out a beautiful sunset in East Gastonia.
NS P43 works Lubrizol chemical with a classic spacer car and engine on a cold Autumn evening.
NS P43 shoves down to the very end of the old HG to work State Line Scrap in South Gastonia.
Just minutes before the crew showed up, NS P43 sits tied down at Lubrizol on a warm September evening.
After working the yard in Gastonia, NS P43 starts to pick up speed through downtown on the way to Bessemer City, NC, on a cold December evening.
The NS 5230 acts as a shoving platform on P43 as they wind their way South to Lubrizol in the remaining patches of snow.
After working Bruces scrap metal and Lubrizol, P43 shoves back north to the Piedmont main in downtown Gastonia on a hot, muggy Carolina day.
It's nice to relax in the comforts of your car or truck and watch trains. The Charlotte - Grover local P43 works a scrap metal plant just north of downtown Grover with 5230 doing the honors.
The shortcut home...
NS P43 sits at Lubrizol, one of only two industries left on the old HG in South Gastonia, on a warm Summer night.
Ex Southern Railway 5230 leads P43 down the HG line crossing over the Catawba creek.
A short P43 rolls into Gastonia in the late afternoon.
Two ex Southern high hoods bring loaded scrap cars from Bruces scrap plant at the end of the line back to the rest of the train. The two high hoods would then be in the middle of the train all the... (more)
NS P43 unfortunately did not have the high hood pair today, but still looks good splitting the Southern signal bridge at Lowell.
Just before the sun sets on a frigid winter evening, NS P43 eases down the steep grade out of Gastonia and heads south towards the South Carolina state line to work Lubrizol Chemical.