Before we had wielded rail we had jointed rail. This piece of rail dates back to 1955 which shows how old this rail line is from Barber, NC to Mocksville, NC that is still used today.
The Nickel Plate Road and the Norfolk And Western heritage units are getting serviced and refueled in the yard after a hard days work pushing freight trains up the Pokey into Bluefield Yard!
The Centennials were the largest diesel electric locomotives ever built comprising of two engines on one frame they delivered 6,600 horsepower and were only designed and built for the Union Pacifi... (more)
A former Southern Railway GP7 bakes in the sun on the SARM deadline.
EX Conrail NS 8379 exits the Twin Branch Tunnel in Davy, WV with a loaded coal train bound for Bluefield Yard.
The engineer looks through a cloud of steam as the crew performs some needed maintenance to the driver rods after its trip from Jefferson city, Mo to St. Louis, Mo as rain clouds build from the we... (more)
WLE 200 sits with quite a few tanker cars in the yard as it awaits its next assignment.
The newly painted NS 1801 SD70ACC unit leads the way past the Old Fort railroad station on its way to Asheville yard.
UP 6938 was retired on May 25, 1985 and was cosmetically restored to be put on display in front of the Jenks Shops where it still sits today.
NS 212 leans into the curve at the north end of old Spencer yard as it passes the CSX Franklin M. Garrett locomotive which was on display at the North Carolina Transportation Museum this past week... (more)
A CSX sd40-3 sits hooked up to a Jordan Spreader outside of Hamlet Yard with CSX and CO reporting marks awaiting its next assignment.
Tag 80 poses with Southern 3170 and Operation Life Saver 3045.
CSX 4330 finishes up switching some grain cars at the Ingredion plant.
NS 950 heads south through Salisbury in the early morning fog with 4270 in the lead.