NS 153 running through the Gastonia ditch
Train 153 has the 122 smoking it up as it accelerates out of Mt. Juliet Station. The Station is out of sight around curve to right. Approaching Industrial Blvd RR crossing on its way east.
153 rolls down track 2 at Kings Mountain. The mural is on the Plonk's Building, now the Cherokee Grill. It commemorates an important battle in the Revolutionary War that occurred nearby.
Deep in the wood of the steep Rigi slope, on the line of the former Arth-Rigi-Bahn (ARB), you can find this truss bridge over the Dossenbach, built in 1875. The electric cogwheel snow blower locom... (more)
153 encountered numerous slowdowns and is on its third crew for the state of South Carolina. Here it crosses the Tugaloo River (Lake Hartwell) and is only yards away from the Georgia State Line.
153 crosses the state line from SC to GA at Lake Hartwell.
153 has just made a pickup at Hayne Yard in Spartanburg and is at tonnage for the 3 SD60's and SD70 that make up today's consist. The train hits a short dip on the upgrade as they pass under the ... (more)
"CLIMBING ABOARD F40PH 120" Engineer preparing to depart on train 153.
A CNW E8 crosses Scott Street in Fond Du Lac, WI with what is probably train #153. Bob Ferge Kodachrome from my collection.
One of the five ex-PRR E8s that Amtrak rebuilt with HEP capability for use on Northeast Corridor Amfleet consists leads two-car train 153, the Beacon Hill, out of South Station. This was a Boston-... (more)
153 crosses Wells Viaduct with ex-CIT SD90MAC in the lead.
April 30th, 1971 marked the end of most private intercity rail service in the US. Although I was struggling to finish at Circle campus and was scheduled to work that evening I spent most of the d... (more)
Foto: Óscar Bagnasco