The Piedmont zips around the curve north of the Landis signal in route from Raleigh to Charlotte.
Running the Y in Charlotte to ready the train to head back to Raleigh.
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)
A light overnight snowfall has left the roads icy and mostly empty this morning as the southbound Piedmont picks up speed, crossing over 15-501 as it departs Durham on time.
AMTK 73 flying through Spencer with gravel flying up due to the speed of the train.
The 'City of Raleigh' sits in the late afternoon light a few hours after being delivered to the NCDOT facility. NS painted the unit at its Chattanooga shops.
The Piedmont pulls out of Salisbury