NS 5213 sits tied down over the weekend in South Gastonia.
Rolling by a cut of cars they are getting ready to take the siding into the old box factory. They will shove back and drop of the two box cars here.
Somewhere east of the Rio Grande. Iowa Pacific 456 (F40PHR, ex-Amtrak 378) and 457 (Road Slug, ex-Amtrak F40PH 367) sit on the Piedmont & Northern Railroad in Gastonia, NC on the evening of Sunday... (more)
27V rolls through the trench in Gastonia with a fairly uncommon leader. These days seeing a 40-2 leading a road train is harder to come by. But is always a nice thing to see.
An old highhood veteran works into the night on P43 shuffling cars around at Lubrizol Chemical south of Gastonia, NC.
213 rolls through the trench in Gastonia with a big mac leading a UP ES44.
937 rolls south through the trench in Gastonia. The leader is a aging GP60 #7123 a once common occurrence to the Piedmont these GP60's used to lead high priority stack trains. Now they are downgra... (more)
The Boys Scout Special rolls to a stop at Modena street so the conductor can dismount and flag the crossing.
213 rolls south through the trench in Gastonia with a shiny new ACe #1175 on the point. You couldnt ask for a better day with the high of about 75. Nothing like a little spring time weather in ear... (more)
213 hustles south through Gastonia by the Amtrak station and the water tower.
NS 5107 sits out a beautiful sunset in East Gastonia.
NS P43 works Lubrizol chemical with a classic spacer car and engine on a cold Autumn evening.
173 leans into the curve at Avon in Gastonia with a ES44AC leader. Also the engineer gives us a friendly wave.
With two GE's for power 213 has just cleared Avon in Gastonia or known to some people as Gtown.
NS 744 sit's tied down at Gastonia waiting for a new crew to take the train to the Allan steam station in Belmont, NC. The locomotive leading is a brand new AC44C6M rebuild #4104.