One of the Asheville District locals rolls west in the afternoon over Third Creek on a small trestle preparing to meet its eastbound counterpart P60,
With a heavy 80-car train in tow, NS P61 roars up the hill behind an admiral-cab SD40-2. Notch 8 n' sand, as they say.
NS 3309 (the power for today's P86) shoves two boxcars back towards its train after switching the Georgia Pacific plant at Whitestone, SC.
Just after 4:00 AM, rail train 913 and its lone locomotive sits tied down on track 2 between the Chicopee and Midland on a chilly winter morning. This former Southern Railway high hood SD40-2 was ... (more)
Extra Charlotte-bound manifest 10D drifts south by Five Row as the fall colors are just past their peak.
Linwood-Charlotte manifest 10D climbs Yadkin Hill behind a mixed assortment of power. Fall color has hit its peak at this location and the vibrant colors are fading to brown.
Heading south into the setting sun, the NS 3309 leads an all EMD lashup of the NS 159 through Danville and under one of the soon to be extinct Southern signal bridges.
An old high-hood leads the charge as NS 158 takes down the outbound signal at Lee.
Ben at the throttle of #3309, switching tank cars on a warm spring afternoon.