Perhaps one of the more unique power sets I've shot since getting into railroad photography is this former Lehigh Valley F7 pair. Though their time in North Carolina was very short lived, it was ... (more)
SLRG 578 sits in Ranlo, NC, looking rather out of place on the P&N in Lehigh Valley paint. The P&N leased the 578 along with 576 to do freight service on the short line. They were originally goi... (more)
With word coming out that the Piedmont & Northern will no longer be keeping this iconic pair of F Class Engines, I am certainly glad to have photographed them. Word is they will be moved to Missi... (more)
A quiet night settles on the town of Ranlo as Piedmont & Northern equipment rests quietly dormant.
More F-units in the Carolinas! "Lehigh Valley" 578 and 576 rest in the bitter night air in Ranlo, NC. Both units were originally built for the Chicago & Northwestern in 1949, purchased by NJ Trans... (more)
Ex C&NW, ex Lehigh Valley, now SLRG leased to the P&N sit quietly in Ranlo, NC.
The San Luis & Rio Grande F40PH duo that is on the Piedmont & Northern Railroad sits dormant on a quiet night in Ranlo, NC. Notable damage can be seen on the front of 457 and the other side of the... (more)
Piedmont & Northern C420s 2000 and 2001 working at Spartanburg, SC with a set of Clinchfield EMDs waiting in the distance in this June 1969 scene.
San Luis Rio Grande 456 and 457, which currently serve as power on the Piedmont and Northern Railroad, look sharp in their fresh Rio Grande speed lettering themed scheme as a beautiful sunset burn... (more)
The power for the P&N Passenger Special idles to a stop at the North (East) end of Belmont Junction, and the Conductor climbs down to throw the switch to run around the train.
Another view of the P&N passenger special easing in to the curve at the old depot site in Lowell.
SLRG 457, now Piedmont & Northern 457, rolls through Belmont Junction on the old P&N main line. The spur to Belmont is seen branching off to the right.
SLRG 457, now Piedmont & Northern 457, zooms under the Rankin Avenue bridge during a photo runby for the passenger special.
The P&N Passenger Special passes the old depot site at Lowell, NC