750 loaded Belmont coal drag rolls through a sorta out of the way spot in Belmont, NC. Just behind me this spot used to be where 5th street extension crossed the NS main. But that has since been r... (more)
750 rolls across Henry's Chapel Road in Belmont, NC. Bound for plant Allan with one of only 10 straight NS SD70M's. It's getting harder and harder to catch these coal trains in the day time but to... (more)
211 rolls over the Catawba River and under threatening sky's with the Central Of Georgia heritage unit leading.
After spending most of the late morning and early afternoon spreading ballast on main one. 94Z with the candy cane Herzog train sits tied down on the Belmont pocket track. The train has a clean AC... (more)
A interesting move on a fright train. 118 rolls north through Belmont with a beat up D9W 9102 on a flat bed. If anyone has any info on what derailment it was involved in post a comment below.
Rolling down the plant Allan spur and getting ready to enter the plant is PC20. They are bringing locomotives for a empty coal train that came out later that night. Soon scenes like this will be h... (more)
172 thunders through downtown Belmont as it passes the Belmont's Stowe Park sign.
It feels more like late March early April than just the 6th of January as 212 rolls through Belmont.
Running to serve new customers. The P&N crew has just came back form picking up a box car at the CSX interchange in Mount Holly, NC. This car will be off loaded at the new site at Modena Street in... (more)
With an ACe leader #1001 154 wast no time getting through Belmont.
CREX 1503 leads 211 over the Catawba River on a clear Sunday morning.
NS 204 comes by 5th street in Belmont, NC with a couple of BNSF locomotive's leading.
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)
Norfolk Southern 212 is shown approaching downtown Belmont, NC on its trip north.
Heading to downtown Belmont to do the run around NS 751 comes by me at 5th street. Photo taken on 7-12-2017.