Amtrak 80 rustles leaves through Mebane on a cold, Autumn morning.
As a railfan often photographing trains from afar, it's easy to forget just how massive these things are. A reminder of the scale of these machines is provided by a SHP officer surveying the damag... (more)
Just a few hours after the grade crossing accident and ensuing fire, Mid East Rail Service crews have the heavy equipment up and working to get the NCDOT locomotive back on track and reopen the ra... (more)
Local news crews roll tape and interview witnesses for the 12 o'clock news following the grade crossing accident and ensuing fire this morning.
Mebane Fire Department trucks line the street just a block from the firehouse as Mid East Railroad Service crews begin the process of getting NCDOT 1792 back on the rails following the grade cross... (more)
At approximately 8:05AM May 13, 2010, Amtrak 73 the "Piedmont" was traveling westbound through Mebane, NC when it struck a low-boy trailer that had become stuck on the 5th St. grade crossing. The ... (more)