Coal trains system wide have become somewhat scarce over the years, especially at Duke Energy's Plant Allen in Belmont, NC. These trains often run at odd schedules, so shooting one in decent light... (more)
NS 165 thundering through Tomasville with a colorful consist of western visitors (and a NS SD60 for good measure). The sun managed to poke through the clouds just long enough to illuminate the tra... (more)
Drones? Who need one of those when you can just hike up the side of a mountain! Perhaps one of the most historic runs ever, the 75th Annual CSX Santa Train crosses Russell Fork just as daylight be... (more)
With things working as usual in the Piedmont, 338 sat in Rock Hill for nearly three hours before finally making a move toward Charlotte. With dusk rapidly approaching, my options for a decently li... (more)
NS 211 sets of a sizable cut of cars in Pomona Yard with veteran 6692 in charge.
Not what they were expecting! Drivers on Highway 295 wait patiently while NS 1630 and crew traverse the spur leading into Univar USA. A big six-axle EMD in the middle of a four-lane highway was li... (more)
NS P86 passing the old depot in Pacolet, SC as they hustle westward back to Spartanburg.
Norfolk & Wester.....er....Norfolk Southern 1630 and crew make a move back toward their train in preparation for switching Univar USA. 1/15 handheld pan.
After having to stop and take on a relief crew less than two miles from their destination due to the first crew reaching their hours of service, 134 finally gets moving toward Linwood yard.
In addition to the CSX invaders on 213, the Danville District was treated with a few other notable consists on this beautiful Tuesday morning. After waiting on P94 at Hoskins, 35Q rumbles past the... (more)
NS 213 passes the now-idle Dixie Furniture plant near downtown Lexington, NC, a portion of which has been repurposed as Bull City Ciderworks. Leaders like this are uncommon on high-priority stack ... (more)
Whose railroad is it?
On the left with solid NS power, NS 119 stands by as NS "Q213" (NS 213) with solid CSX power runs around them at 11th Street in Salisbury.
1/20th handheld pan of P60 returning to Linwood yard having been tied down for the night just a few miles away in Salisbury.
Just after sunrise, NS 214 leans into the curve at the 364 MP at Harrisburg, NC. Complementing the scene is a 1980s International 9670 cabover.
NS 212 with the "bumblebee" in charge passes over Kannapolis Highway just a half mile or so from the Concord NCDMV just off of I-85 exit 58. Until recently, this shot wasn't possible due... (more)