NS 132 approaches CP Rowan with a rather dirty KCS SD70ACe leading the way.
Folks love to talk about catching the old high hood GP38-2s (heck, I'm one of them), but rarely do people talk about a unit holding a much more rare status- the GP59s. Currently, just 18 GP59 unit... (more)
Seaboard Air Line 1114 has resided near the Hamlet Depot for several years now, and within the last couple years recieved it's first new paint job since 1992.
NS P61 with the typical trifecta of SD40-2s, the leader being of Norfolk & Western heritage.
NS 213 eases up to a stop signal at Five Row as P61 clears the plant at Spencer and Rowan. Most would consider the huge pile of discarded ties along the right of way as clutter in the way of a goo... (more)
NS 45R breaks the silence through Landis, NC in the beautiful morning light. In the coming months, the new double tracking project will be completed and the signals in the distance will be cut in.
Two historic items in this photo that are not long for this world; the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey "Red Unit" circus train, running as NS 048, rolls under the old Southern cantile... (more)
2579 sings through Belmont with a beautiful K5LA hooked up to a manual valve. This is the second time in three days that 213 has had a standard cab leading.
Thanks to a heads up from a friend and actually getting off of work early for once, I decided I'd take advantage of the beautiful weather and shoot these old signals again before they're gone for ... (more)
As storm clouds begin to roll in, Belmont coal train NS 750 rolls through Kannapolis with a mixed-bag consist of a GEVO, SD70ACU, and an SD40-2. An ET44AC and SD70ACe were also pushing on the rear... (more)
New rail laid on track two between Kannapolis and Haydock, this particular section located near the "Glass" intermediates near the 351 MP.
136= 136 lb/yd rail
RE= Rail manufactured t... (more)
I figured I'd wait around at the Glass intermediates in hopes that 119 would have the Wabash unit in the lead, but I was instead "treated" to an old widecab Conrail turd.
After getting word that 213 was steppin' on south with an SD70 trio (SD70/SD70/SD70M to be exact), I figured I'd head out to intercept. Here is 213 rolling under the seldom-photographed intermedia... (more)
Wateree coal train running as NS 788 rolls rough Kannapolis on their way south.
A tired looking 2545 accelerates away from Concord after having been stopped to allow Amtrak 76 the run around the empty coal drag.