NS 740 finishes it's ascent up the Marshal Steam Station lead, with 115 empty coal cars bound for Shire Oak yard in Pennsylvania. NS 8104, the Lehigh Valley heritage unit, leads the charge.
NS 4001 serves as a rear DPU for NS 741. After just coming out of the Catawba plant, it's seen here crossing the Catawba river before heading to Linwood for a crew change.
94Z glides across the Catawba River at Catawba, NC along the former Southern Railway line to Asheville. Through trains are a rarity these days, and this move was certainly a nice bonus. The load... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 744 crosses the Catawba River at Catawba, NC and soon the crew will swap ends and use the DPU power to take the train into the plant.
740 coal loads lead by NS 1801 west on the S-line to Catawba before heading south to the Duke Power plant
A duo of Norfolk Southern SD40-2s power the westbound leg of the Barber Jct to Oyama (Hickory, NC) turn job P60 as it crosses the Catawba River at Catawba, NC.
Southern Railway bay window caboose X498 brings up the rear of an eastbound local freight as it crosses the Catawba River Bridge on it's way to Salisbury, NC.
Who's leading who?
Alexander Railroad #6 is towed westbound to it's new home by NS local P95. The unit will reside at the Southeastern Narrow Gauge and Shortline Museum in Newton, NC.
NS 7278 (ex-UP SD90/43MAC No. 8050) brings train 123 over the 161 year old McLin Creek Viaduct. Built in 1858 by the Western North Carolina Rail Road, it is amazing to think how well constructed t... (more)
Blue hour has finally set in on this dreary April day, as the Wabash heritage unit guides NS 123 across the Catawba River.
The newly painted NS 1801 SD70ACC unit leads the way through the small town of Catawba on its way to Asheville yard.
On a beautiful late winter day, NS 135 has a rainbow of colors up front as they cross the Catawba River.
P61 rumbles across the McLin Creek viaduct just west of Catawba NC as a thunder storm builds to the east.
In the light of blue hour on a gloomy spring evening, the Wabash heritage unit brings NS 123 over the Catawba River on the S-Line as it makes its way toward Linwood, NC.
After meeting a fallen tree on its 10 mile run from Plant Marshall to Catawba, 741 sits about a mile from the mainline as they wait for Q6M to pass by.