NS 173 makes a visit in Central, SC with the NS 9-1-1 in the lead with the Central Fire Department fire truck.
173 leans into the curve at Avon in Gastonia with a ES44AC leader. Also the engineer gives us a friendly wave.
173 has just passed Beaumont and eases down into Spartanburg.
An NS 60E and two D9W's lug a heavy 173 through Gastonia as they have just passed Ranlo and crested a grade here.
173 is rolling into Gastonia with a DC to AC rebuild leading two UP's.
173 crosses the Pacolet River with a UP SD70M leader. This is another spot I enjoy coming out to and getting pictures.
As we are closing out November 173 make's it's way south with a KCS belle leading. There's be no shortage of these things running around on trains. As this will be the 2nd one I have caught on 173... (more)
An KCS AC44CW leads 173 through the trench in Gastoina.
173 passes a tied down 153 in Grover. The number broads on 8168 make it stand out.
173 rolls south just by CP Ranlo with NS 8168. NS 8168 is unique to other NS ES44AC's. The number broads are white on black. Instead of the black on white they usually use.
NS 173 steps across the Coosa River at Riverside, Alabama on the East End District on September 22, 2018