NS 162 climbs upgrade into Ridgecrest, North Carolina with the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in the background.
Fog turns to rain as low clouds move into the valleys of the Blue Ridge mountains near Old Fort, NC. Westbound manifest 135 is just beginning its ascent of the steep grade toward Asheville known a... (more)
For the past hour, NS 135 has been on its hands and knees battling mother nature, climbing the rugged Blue Ridge mountains on a cold and rainy fall day. In a scene perfectly suited for Halloween, ... (more)
Sometimes it can be hard to visualize the steepness of a grade or changes in elevation. This is not one of those times. NS 135 is entering the Old Fort Loops as the rain comes down hard, and after... (more)
After meeting an empty woodchip train in downtown Old Fort, NS 135 has begun its climb toward the summit of the Blue Ridge on a foggy Halloween Day 2009.
NS 313 (Fort Wayne-Muncie turn) crosses the muddy St. Marys River on a gorgeous spring afternoon. In less than a mile the 313 will take the Hugo interlocking to head south on the NS New Castle Dis... (more)
Can it get any better than this? After waiting for hours, the snow started to fall and I got this shot. Peace and love.
EB stack train 223 moves siding to main departing Princeton.
EB intermodal leaves Princeton on the Douglas siding.
The tracks to the left were once Algers Winslow & Western. NS has taken over their operations and is reportedly going to tur that track in to a siding.
The 37Q heads through the yard (not down 101-104, the main or #1). This was because he had to drop off the rear of his train instead of the front as often is the case.
After cutting off a good portion of his train, 37Q heads south on the tail of the 203.
A pair of NS Dash 9's pass under the CB&Q signal bridge in Aurora with the westbound manifest to La Crosse, WI.
NS 215 southbound nearing the end of double track at Reid, KY.