A 750 rolls into Gastonia with a fresh ACU rebuild leading. They will run around the train here and head back for the power plant in Belmont.
Here lately it's been somewhat of a rare occurrence to catch any kind of foreign power on NS. With that said 65H rolls past North Advance with a solid set of CN power.
K446-06 is about to pass one of the remaining Seaboard Air Line signals to this stretch of RR. This ones at SE Duke siding. The train is on the Charlotte sub and is making their way towards Bostic... (more)
K428 with the CN trio rolls over the P&N connection at Mount Holly and is about to make a run up the Charlotte sub.
E314 is about to come off the Terrell sub at Mount Holly and enter the Charlotte sub for a run to Bostic and then up the Clinchfield.
Rerouted unit coal train 726 leans into the super elevated curve in Cramerton with a SD70ACU leading.
With 74 underneath and Crowders Mountain in the backgroun. 726 rolls south I believe this rerouted coal train is headed foe Albany, GA. Also it's rare to find loaded or empty's this far south of G... (more)
One can almost smell the fresh paint as a brand new CP AC44CWM 8077 leads K446 through Cherryville, NC.
A CN standard cab D8-40C leads loaded ethanol train K429 through the countryside just before it get's to Monroe. These grain silos and the power sure makes it look like we are out in the northwes... (more)
You couldn't ask for a better afternoon to shoot this train in. After a grain train cleared out of the way. K446 got a track authority to head towards Bostic. As the train is seen here rolling ove... (more)
Framed by the Southern Railway era intermediates at Lowell. The most talked about train running the Piedmont today is 213. Reason being the train was powered by a SD40-2 and a ACe.
N759 is making it's way up the Terrell with a ET44AH leader behind a AC44 and there is two GE's pushing on the rear of the train.
N759 make's it's way across a road crossing at the outskirts of Mount Holly.
Loaded coal train N759 is rolling through downtown Mount Holly here as it get's ready to head up the Terrell.
Rolling by a cut of cars they are getting ready to take the siding into the old box factory. They will shove back and drop of the two box cars here.