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    Comment by 'rico27513' in media 'BNSF Homeland Security'

    The equipment shown here is for capturing 3D geometric data. This creates a 3D "point cloud" which can be used in CADD (Computer-aided drafting and design) software. This is pretty high-tech stuff that saves uncounted hours over traditional surveying techniques. Great capture!
  2. NS SD60

    NS SD60

    A very clean SD60 leads Norfolk Southern 846 through Cary, North Carolina.
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    Comment by 'rico27513' in media 'FCA 724'

    Very colorful shot!
  4. Ups and Downs

    Ups and Downs

    Another rollercoaster shot from the North Carolina Piedmont. This time, its NS train 350 on the double track between Cary and Raleigh.
  5. Piedmont Sunset

    Piedmont Sunset

    Amtrak train 74, the northbound Piedmont, makes a station stop at Cary, North Carolina as the sun is setting.
  6. New Paint

    New Paint

    Aberdeen, Carolina & Western #9529 is freshly painted in the road's new livery, seen here heading into Aberdeen.
  7. ACWR Rollercoaster

    ACWR Rollercoaster

    An Aberdeen, Carolina & Western grain train (plus a few wood chip loads) negotiates a steep hill heading out of Pinehurst, North Carolina.
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    Comment by 'rico27513' in media 'Westbound Stacks'

    Another great shot, Ken!
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    Comment by 'rico27513' in media 'First Light in Cajon'

    Ken, I was looking for the 11 button, but I could only give you a 10.
  10. Flag Day

    Flag Day

    Old Glory is flying high as Amtrak's Silver Star rolls into Raleigh, North Carolina on Flag Day 2009.
  11. Night at the Museum

    Night at the Museum

    Norfolk Southern's office car special and Norfolk & Western 1218 line up for a night photography session at Roanoke, Virginia.
  12. BNSF 7841

    BNSF 7841

    Old diesels wait to be scrapped or rebuilt at Roanoke, Virginia.
  13. NS 7064

    NS 7064

    Some old NS power waits to be scrapped or rebuilt at Roanoke, Virginia.
  14. Downtown Roanoke

    Downtown Roanoke

    Roanoke icons old and new, N&W 1218 and the Wachovia building, come together for Celebration at the Station 2009.
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    Comment by 'rico27513' in media 'Coopers, WV'

    The tracks in the foreground are part of a branch line that is no longer used, except for storage. In fact, the tracks end just a short distance behind this point.
  16. Leaving the Yard

    Leaving the Yard

    NS train 194 heads east out of the yard at Bluefield.
  17. NS 185

    NS 185

    Norfolk Southern train 185 snakes its way into the yard at Bluefield.
  18. Powhatan, West Virginia

    Powhatan, West Virginia

    NS train 194 leans into a tight curve at Powhatan, West Virginia.
  19. Kimball, WV

    Kimball, WV

    Norfolk Southern train 194 exits the tunnel at Kimball, WV with a long train in tow.
  20. Pushing

    Pushing

    A brand new ES44AC pushes on the back end of NS train 76M at Crozier, West Virginia.




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