The old store at Whitehurst watches the passage of the daily local as it returns to Greenville with a train from the yard in Rocky Mount around sunset.
The local that serves the south end of the Parmele Sub passes a former ACl depot under restoration in Winterville. The depot was recently returned to the site and will be one of several nicely res... (more)
The conductor of F728 (whose train is to the left) has just handed off an EOT (seen on the front deck of CSXT 3) to the crew of F727, which is turning southbound onto the Parmele Sub from the Caro... (more)
CSX local F728 heads north out of Greenville in the morning on its daily turn to the yard in Rocky Mount as it passes through rural eastern NC farmland.
Don’t let the big GE’s fool you, CSX may be a Class I, but their operations in Eastern NC are all branchlines. Six days a week, F728 ferries cars collected by locals from Greenville up to the A-Li... (more)
This Geep-slug pair is leading 38 cars plus a dead-in-tow AC44 around the west leg of the Parmele (pronounced parm-u-lee) wye onto the Tarboro Sub. Though Class I, everything east of the A-Line in... (more)
You don't have to be in the Midwest to see towering elevators. Feed mills such as this one just north of downtown Greenville are quite common down east. F728, the daily-except-Sunday road train o... (more)
In a rare eastern NC snow (which provided a rare day off from med school for me!), an equally rare CSX SD70M (1 of 25 on their roster) reflects on itself in the Tar River heading due north out of ... (more)
Two rarities: snow in Greenville, NC, and one of just 25 CSX SD70M's (4689 was built in 1995 as an EMD demo unit). The cinderblock CSX office sits deserted as 4689 idles in the cold waiting for a ... (more)