Three SD40-2 locomotives lead Norfolk Southern local train P61 through Spencer, NC at Five Row shortly before heading west on the S-line on March 18, 2018.
A late summer P61 grinds its way out of the Yadkin River valley with ex-SOU GP50 7083 on the head end. At the time, this was one of three GP50s left on the active roster as the rest waited in line... (more)
NS train P61 ascends Yadkin Hill on the first mile of its journey from Spencer Yard in Linwood NC.
NS P61 heads westbound through the agricultural rich countryside of Elmwood, NC.
The chances of three consecutively numbered locomotives getting placed on the same train are slim to none. Let alone all three still in Conrail paint. That is exactly what happened in late Septem... (more)
In the middle of the "All-American City", an overpowered P61 spots several chip cars on the rear of the train for the Godfrey Chip Mill with the Alexander Railroad interchange track in the foregro... (more)
NS P61 with the typical trifecta of SD40-2s, the leader being of Norfolk & Western heritage.
Three ex-Southern EMDs smoke it up as they roll west through a suckerhole of sunlight in Elmwood on their way towards Statesville.
Daily local P61 begins their journey to Oyama (Hickory, NC) with three veteran EMD products, the typical power for this train.
Having just departed Linwood Yard, Norfolk Southern train P61 heads south through Spencer, NC on December 30, 2016. Once in Salisbury, it will continue west on the S-line.
NS P61 tackles the hill at Five Row with a rather short train bound for various industries on the S-line.
NS P61 rolls uphill at Five Row passing by the brilliant fall colors on the trees that are just past peak with a pair of ex-leaser / BN SD40-2 leading a SOU hi-hood GP38-2 and a CR GP38-2.
NS P61 rolls by the vibrant fall foliage as they head out toward the S-line to begin their day of switching.
NS P61 notches down as they crest the hill at Five Row. The train is just about to duck under the East Jefferson Street bridge.
Linwood-Oyama road local P61 is just underway from Spencer Yard with its trio of SD40-2s clawing out of the Yadkin River Valley in notch eight with a heavy train. This location is a favorite of ma... (more)