A northbound freight passes the Back Door Cafe in Micro, N.C., leaving the sunny south behind.
The Charlotte bound Carolinian is running 2 hours late and isn't wasting no time coming through the small town of Micro, NC with the near extinct and classic searchlight signals in the background.
Amtrak #89 with engine number 179 knocks down the 148.8. Soon to be replaced, part of CSX's major signal upgrades along the A line.
A southbound freight heads south through Micro. Just another one of the many small towns that dot the line from DC to Atlanta.
The Southbound Palmetto went into emegency after the conductor reported smelling smoke. I found out later that the unit overheated, which is not surprising as it was 100 dergee's earlier in the da... (more)
CSX 4783 & CSX 4525