It is just before 9am on June 19th as the Caldwell County Railroad's GP16s, both still in original Seaboard paint, meet each other at the railroad's yard in Hickory, NC. The Caldwell County line ... (more)
It seems a wormhole to 1988 opened up today as NS Local P71 backs down into the old Carolina & Northwestern RY yard in Hickory, NC, behind a pair of matched GP60s. Seeing them parked next to the e... (more)
With the local traffic being all but outright eliminated on the S-Line, the remaining through freights 123 and 135 must now pause and work Oyama Yard. Late on this Valentine's evening, the 911 is ... (more)
A former Family Lines GP16 now working for the Caldwell County Railroad returns from the NS interchange in Hickory, NC.
Former Family Lines G16 #1811 picks up three cars at the NS interchange in Hickory, NC as a westbound NS train in the distance makes its way through downtown.
CWCY GP16 #1811 shoves a cut of covered hoppers into a stub end track in Hickory Yard on a crisp November morning.
M23 works hard as it pulls away from Oyama Yard in Hickory, NC. The train has just met 135, and will spend another hour long delay just 10 miles East of here, before finally heading on to Linwood,... (more)
With thunderstorms looming, 135's crew ties down their train at Oyama after spending roughly 6 hours dealing with doors on a hopper that refused to close.
CWCY 1811 sits in Hickory, North Carolina as it waits for its train to be loaded before heading to points north.
FXE 4674 leads NS 123 through Hickory NC
The Wabash heritage unit makes a 25 MPH dash towards Linwood, North Carolina while leading manifest 123 on the S-Line.
Extremely rare for 2017, two Family Lines painted GP16's pass each other as the weekly run out of Hickory reverses back into the gate.
NS P95 leaves Oyama yard on a cold January morning
A visit to the Caldwell County Railroad takes you back to a time when railroading was so popular in America. Shortlines were running all over the country, had a large number of customers, and work... (more)
CWCY 1747 sits in the yard in Hickory, NC, at dusk.