The Asheville District locals have for many years now been a reliable source for finding the older EMD power on full display. SD40-2s, GP38-2s, etc., were a staple, with the same exact engines run... (more)
P60 makes a golden light runs between Statesville and Barber Jct with an ex-SOU high hood GP38-2 on the head end. 5132 has since had its nose chopped and fitted with an admiral cab.
1/20th handheld pan of P60 returning to Linwood yard having been tied down for the night just a few miles away in Salisbury.
Shortly after departing Oyama, NS P60 steps east through downtown Conover.
Oyama-Linwood local manifest P60 rolls eastbound through the rural community of Elmwood with a pair of nose-to-nose EMDs on the point during a magnificent sunset.
Local P60 runs engines light through Conover, on its way to Statesville for its daily chores. The ex-N&W SD40-2 wastes no time zipping along this section of abandoned mills and factories.
A quiet Sunday afternoon finds NS P60 working the McNess lead at East Statesville with the standard SD40-2 trio up front. The Southern Railway signals are still standing throughout much of this cl... (more)
A nice trio of SD40s rolls east across the Catawba River bound for Linwood yard later this evening.
NS P60 pulling onto the siding to meet a waiting 745.
Several hours of track work that shut down both mains forced several crews to go on the law before they reached their destination. NS P60 was one of those trains, and was forced to tie down at Chu... (more)
High Hood Greatness! Local train P60 ducks under Old Mountain Road near Statesville, NC, behind a pair of ex-N&W SD40-2s, a rebuilt SD40-2, and an SD60E, all running "Southern Style". Th... (more)
NS P60 meets its westbound counterpart P61 near milepost 1 on the Salisbury-Asheville main. Fans of the Norfolk and Western would approve of the lead locomotives on both trains.
NS P60 charges eastbound out of the setting sun at Barber with an all long hood forward older set of power pulling a forty-six car train for Linwood Yard.
Ex-Southern GP38-2 No. 5071 leads NS P60 across the diamond at Barber as a nasty Saturday afternoon comes to a close.
In the late evening, four older EMD locomotives snake off of the Asheville main and under the signals at 11th Street with road local P60.