With an SD40-2 on the point, NS E14 rolls along Dunn Street on the last few feet of their journey back to the yard in New Bern with a short train of assorted cars from the Weyerhauser plant locate... (more)
Southern painted NS SD40 No. 3170 leads E14, relief for P94, south through Thomasville, NC on a comfortable April night. This was such a treat to see on the high iron of the Piedmont in 2016.
Not many railfans frequent the lines in Eastern NC between CSX's A-Line and the coast. The light traffic levels mean one either needs a lot of luck, patience, or both. Fortunately, I was lucky on ... (more)
After a rainstorm on a beautiful evening, a couple of fishermen enjoy the sunset as an NS local rolls off the mile long Neuse River bridge after returning from Chocowinity.
Perhaps the strangest sight I've ever seen while railfanning, seemingly thousands of seagulls line the rails of the mile long Neuse River bridge and take to the air as a local from Chocowinity cre... (more)
“HOUSE 4 rent or SALE” proclaims this festive little sign. Perhaps the perfect railfan home? A couple locals a day but not enough to drive any significant others insane. This attractive two story... (more)
Railroading in Eastern NC is far from glamorous or exciting. East of I-95 it’s all branchline running with long portions of track which see service just 2-5 days a week or only at night. Finding... (more)