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.
After completing their work, NS P60 rolls through East Statesville in beautiful golden light with an endangered high hood GP38-2 on the point.
An ex-Southern GP38-2 leads NS P60 east through Elmwood in the golden afternoon light as they make a run to Barber in order to clear up for 162 to get by them.
An endangered ex- Southern hi-hood passes underneath the soon to be replaced Southern signals at Five Row north of Spencer, NC n the lead of train P60
On the close track, train P60 rolls under the Ellis Street bridge as it heads east into Salisbury, North Carolina on February 9, 2014. Heading west on the far track is train 135.