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  1. Hitchcock Creek Bridge

    Hitchcock Creek Bridge

    A westbound CSX train crosses Hitchcock Creek, just west of Rockingham, NC.
  2. CSX 7859

    CSX 7859

    A CSX train rounds the curve and heads west out of Hamlet yard.
  3. Winter in  North Dakota

    Winter in North Dakota

    BSNF Rolls through Palermo, North Dakota, USA on a Windy Winter December Day.
  4. North Carolina

    North Carolina

    NS Mainline headed north to Chocowinity North Carolina along Rte 17
  5. Autumn Sunrise

    Autumn Sunrise

    A beautiful autumn morning finds CSX train G960 rolling south through Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
  6. Bluebird


    CEFX #3138 an SD40-2 in an SD45 body goes around the wye at Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
  7. G960


    CSX grain train G960 has just left Rocky Mount and is heading south through Sharpsburg.
  8. Grain Train

    Grain Train

    A CSX grain train led by SD50-2 #8593 blasts through Sharpsburg, North Carolina.
  9. Loads and Empties

    Loads and Empties

    A CSX empty coal train meets a loaded coal train at Hamlet, NC.
  10. Painting Time

    Painting Time

    It looks like ACWR GP-9 #4444 is finally going to get some much needed maintenance and paint.
  11. ACWR 9556

    ACWR 9556

    No one paints their equipment better than the ACWR. GP40-2LW #9556 is seen here outside the Perdue Mills plant in Candor, NC.
  12. FURX 3016

    FURX 3016

    FURX SD40-2 #3016 along with CSX and ACWR power wait outside the Perdue Mills plant in Candor, NC.
  13. ACWR + CSX

    ACWR + CSX

    ACWR #9593, an ex-CN GP40-2LW and CSX SD40-2 #8335 make up part of a colorful consist at Candor, NC.
  14. CSX 4413

    CSX 4413

    Sunrise - Apex, North Carolina
  15. BNSF Z-PTLCHC-1-07A with the BNSF #985

    BNSF Z-PTLCHC-1-07A with the BNSF #985

    This picture was taken today 10-7 just west of North Dalles, Washington siding. BNSF #985 tail-end is going through a Form B @ MP 88.0
  16. Washington North Carolina

    Washington North Carolina

    View looking south from Washington North carolina on NS Trestle leading to Chocowinity NC.
  17. K653


    CSX train K653, the southbound "Juice Train" on it's way to the Sunshine State.
  18. Tropicana


    The Tropicana Juice Train speeds by a rural crossing enroute to Florida.
  19. A Visitor from Out West

    A Visitor from Out West

    Another shot with my new camera. BNSF 980, a C44-9W is one of four engines pulling NS train 846 today.
  20. NS + UP

    NS + UP

    Trying out my new camera! NS train 350 with only 2 engines but lots of cars rumbles through downtown Cary. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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