NS 51Z has just came off the R line. And is making it's way north past North Advanced in Charlotte with a veteran D8W leading.
When it first came out, NS 4001 spent most of its time on coal runs down towards NC. One day it slipped out and led a northbound grain train from NC to OH. Here it is on its first ever trip throug... (more)
NS 51Z approaches downtown Walkertown shortly after departing NS North Winston Yard.
Empty grain train 51Z heads west to Bluefield for a crew change as NS 4001 leads the train through a short cut just east of Ingleside.
Passing the barn and yellow wildflowers just outside of Narrows, empty grain 51Z heads west with the NS 4001 on the point on a beautiful spring afternoon.
The "Sonic Bonnet" leading 51Z through Ashville.
The NS 4001 "DC to AC" unit leads the 51Z north over the trestle at Prillaman Switch.
The NS 4001 "DC to AC" unit leads the 51Z north over one of the many small trestles on the Pumpkin Vine.
Late 2007 sees this rare C39-8 leading on NS train 51Z. Within the next few years, all of the C39-8s would be retired from the NS system.
An empty grain train from Monetta, South Carolina on its return trip north passes Five Row south of Linwood with a former Conrail EMD in the lead.
An empty grain train from Monetta, SC returns northbound on the Charlotte District. The train is drifting down the hill at Five Row, only a few miles from changing crews at the farmer's crossing a... (more)
Westbound grain empties head for South Point, OH as they pass over the N&W Kenova bridge.