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.
Ex Southern high hood 5230 ducks under the Southern type D intermediates in Lowell on a cool Fall afternoon.
NS P43 sits tied down over the weekend with an old horse doing the honors.
NS 5230 lights up the right of way on the old HG line on a cold Autumn evening.
NS P43 heads south through through Cramerton on a beautiful fall afternoon. XSOU high hood 5230 looks right at home as they run LHF. They are heading south to Gastonia, NC to work an industry on t... (more)
Storm clouds take over the sunset slowly as NS 5107 sits tied down in Gastonia, NC.
NS 5107 revs up after coupling up to some tank cars.
NS 5107 slowly rounds the curve between the Bessemer intermediates leading P43.
After working the industries of Grover and Bessemer City, P43 heads back to Charlotte under the last rays of sunlight.
The NS P43 holds as the conductor takes the derailer off and unlocks and swings the gate open to start what was a short day of work at the Lubrizol plant with high hood GP38-2 doing the honors for... (more)
An ex Southern Geep sits idling on the main as the crew is on lunch break.
NS 5230 slowly rolls by an open field on the ex Carolina & North Western HG line in South Gastonia.
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.
NS P43 creeps by the welcoming sign to Gastonia on its way to work a chemical plant just down the tracks.
Conductor Shad T. Wright calls car lengths for P43s engineer as they shove back.