Train 165 splits the signals at the S61.2, just West of Hickory, NC
A good old widecab GE from the Conrail days leads a heavy NS manifest west towards the NS A Line to Knoxville. The train's three locomotives are struggling to pull the entire 9,980 foot train up t... (more)
Norfolk Southern's direct competitor (CSX) leads westbound #165 around the sweeping curve just west of Jarrett's Tunnel on this beautiful December morning. Extra rock and culverts are often found... (more)
Norfolk Southern's direct competitor (CSX) leads westbound #165 around the lower loop of High Fill on this beautiful December morning.
NS 165 led by a CSX motor traverses the upper portion of High Fill on the Southern Railways "Old Fort Loops". Climbing it's way westbound towards Asheville; moments before it was on the ... (more)
NS 165 led by a CSX motor passes the West End of Grovestone siding where it just met P87 on it's way to Asheville.
A trio of Canadian power has brought the cold air south with them as unseasonably cold air has invaded the western NC mountains in mid November. Here, 165 passes an ice covered Andrews Geyser.
With the Black Mountains looming in the distance, a trio of Canadian units lead westbound 165 through Grovestone.
A trio of Canadian National units lead NS train 165 around the lower loop at high fill between Old Fort and Ridgecrest, NC on the former Southern Railway "loops" in western North Carolin... (more)
The Southern finally comes home. NS #8099 finally leads a revenue freight on the former Southern Railway river line in east Tennessee. Here, the 8099 leads westbound 165 through Wolf Creek, TN n... (more)
The last of the fall colors are holding on as 165 departs Asheville crossing the French Broad River bridge with one of Norfolk Southern's "new" former Burlington Northern SD60M's doing t... (more)
Former Union Pacific SD90MAC's have a new life on Norfolk Southern. Here, NS 7266 leads 165 under the signals at "Friends" just west of Jefferson City, TN.
An early morning spring snowfall has given way to clear skies as CP #9547 leads a mixed bag of power, including NS #6920 across the French Broad River near Marshall, NC.
On a quiet and calm evening in Southeastern Tennessee, westbound manifest train No. 165 rumbles across the ex-Southern viaduct at Leadvale, just after sunset, led by an ex-Conrail SD60I. The train... (more)
NS #9957 leads westbound train 165 through the signals at "Wolf Creek" near Del Rio, TN.