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Amtrak 74 crosses Dale Earnhardt Blvd
Title:  Amtrak 74 crosses Dale Earnhardt Blvd
Description:  Amtrak 74 approaches the station at Kannapolis, passing over NC Highway 3, Dale Earnhadt Blvd.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 11:59:13 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  RNCX 1755(F59PHI)
Views:  835   Comments: 1
UP leads NS 118
Title:  UP leads NS 118
Description:  NS 118 passes 11th Street at the south end of the old Spencer Yard. The winged CW60AC represents the second of four trains in a row to be led through Salisbury by foreign power.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 10:46:17 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  UP 7561(AC60CW)
Views:  499   Comments: 0
NS 119 passing NS PL25
Title:  NS 119 passing NS PL25
Description:  A primer Dash-9 leads an NS-painted Dash-9 and another in BNSF Heritage II paint on NS 119. This was 140's power that was picked up by P64 at Barber earlier this morning. To the left of NS 119 is the Salisbury Switcher, NS PL25.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 11:28:25 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 9873(C40-9W)
Views:  526   Comments: 1
NS 173 with BNSF and UP power
Title:  NS 173 with BNSF and UP power
Description:  A former Burlington Northern SD40-2 now dressed in BNSF's Heritage I paint leads a UP and an NS unit on southbound 173.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 11:27:55 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8029(SD40-2)
Views:  685   Comments: 3
NS 24T with UP power
Title:  NS 24T with UP power
Description:  NS 24T's lead UP SD60M crosses Council Street and is photographed through the alley across from the 1906 Spanish Mission style depot. Evidence of an abandoned curved spur between the buildings can be seen in the foreground.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 10:47:23 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  UP 2509(SD60M)
Views:  478   Comments: 1
NS 337 passes Eleventh Street
Title:  NS 337 passes Eleventh Street
Description:  A unibrow Dash-9 leads NS 337 through Salisbury, passing under the signal at Eleventh Street.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 11:58:26 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 9857(C40-9W)
Views:  454   Comments: 0
Peeling paint on UP 2168
Title:  Peeling paint on UP 2168
Description:  UP SD60 2168 is looking a little worse for wear as it leads M72 past Salisbury.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 11:48:08 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  UP 2168(SD60)
Views:  384   Comments: 0
P64 passing outlawed 140
Title:  P64 passing outlawed 140
Description:  The CP trio pulls P64 down the mainline at Barber, NC, passing the sign that warns of the diamond a mile ahead. The crew will stop at Barber to pickup outlawed 140's train out of the siding.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 10:43:57 PM
Location:  Barber, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  CP 9001(SD40-2F)
Views:  690   Comments: 0
CP9001 posing on the diamond
Title:  CP9001 posing on the diamond
Description:  The engineer of P64 prepares to back up to finish the crew's pickups at Barber. While we wait, the CP 9001 is posed nicely on the crossing of the L-Line between Mooresville and Winston-Salem.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 10:45:25 PM
Location:  Barber, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  CP 9001(SD40-2F)
Views:  939   Comments: 1
NS P64 picking up NS 140's power
Title:  NS P64 picking up NS 140's power
Description:  As if the three red units weren't colorful enough, P64 has now added a BNSF Heritage II unit, an NS painted unit, and a primer Dash-9 to its consist as they pick up the outlawed 140 at Barber.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 10:44:38 PM
Location:  Barber, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  CP 9001(SD40-2F)
Views:  598   Comments: 0
UP 9458 on NS 118
Title:  UP 9458 on NS 118
Description:  UP 9458 features a plaque dedicating the unit to an employee.
Photo Date:  3/20/2005  Upload Date: 3/21/2005 10:46:46 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  UP 9458(C41-8W)
Views:  369   Comments: 0
NS P41 in fading light
Title:  NS P41 in fading light
Description:  Grainy, blurry, but the best I could do. NS P41, the Kannapolis Switcher, surprised me today with this WC SD45 for power. Here they are hustling through Concord trying to make it back to Kannapolis before their time runs out.
Photo Date:  3/30/2005  Upload Date: 3/30/2005 8:16:41 PM
Location:  Concord, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  WC 7507(SD45)
Views:  409   Comments: 0
NS 173
Title:  NS 173
Description:  A downpour of rain and hail has just passed as 173 climbs Yadkin Hill into Spencer.
Photo Date:  4/2/2005  Upload Date: 4/4/2005 9:56:15 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 6581(SD60)
Views:  416   Comments: 0
WC 7507
Title:  WC 7507
Description:  P41's Wisconsin Central SD45 awaits the Monday morning call to duty at Kannapolis.
Photo Date:  4/3/2005  Upload Date: 4/3/2005 11:22:37 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  WC 7507(SD45)
Views:  585   Comments: 0
NS 173
Title:  NS 173
Description:  A colorful NS 173, led by aging GP38-2 5088, passes Wisconsin Central SD45 7507 at Kannapolis. The WC unit has been the power for local P41 since March 30.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/9/2005 6:43:12 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 5088(GP38-2)
Views:  398   Comments: 1
NS 337
Title:  NS 337
Description:  An ex-Southern Pacific GE with a UP patch pulls NS 337 south through Landis. The trees are blooming as spring has reached the Carolinas.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/9/2005 6:47:01 PM
Location:  Landis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  UP 6377(AC44CW)
Views:  447   Comments: 2
NS 338
Title:  NS 338
Description:  NS 338 is having power trouble and moving an a crawl as it climbs the hill into Kannapolis. The crew is running for the law and hoping to make it as far as Five Row to tie the train down.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/9/2005 6:43:55 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 1619(SD40)
Views:  423   Comments: 1
Veterans
Title:  Veterans
Description:  Veteran N&W SD40 1619 pulls NS 338 past Wisconsin Central 7507 at Kannapolis.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/9/2005 6:44:44 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 1619(SD40) WC 7507(SD45)
Views:  457   Comments: 0
NS 338
Title:  NS 338
Description:  An ex-N&W SD40 leads two BNSF units on 338 through Landis, NC.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/9/2005 11:42:49 PM
Location:  Landis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 1619(SD40)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
NS 912
Title:  NS 912
Description:  NS rail train 912 is just south of Reid, having just entered the single track. This rail train was unusual in that it consisted entirely of CSXT rail gons.
Photo Date:  4/9/2005  Upload Date: 4/9/2005 6:42:08 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 8378(C40-8W)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
NS 173 passing Five Row
Title:  NS 173 passing Five Row
Description:  "We have seven engines, all of 'em backwards." NS 173 is heading for Salisbury to run the wye with lead unit BNSF 4337. A "hammerhead" BNSF GE makes for an interesting sight climbing Yadkin Hill.
Photo Date:  5/29/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 11:37:17 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4337(C44-9W)
Views:  540   Comments: 1
NS 338
Title:  NS 338
Description:  A BNSF Dash-9 leads 338 past the popular railfan hangout at the Salisbury wye. The ties laid out in the foreground are on one of the tracks of the old coachyard. This track has been inactive for years, but looks to be the target of some new development.
Photo Date:  5/29/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 12:04:30 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4872(C44-9W)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
NS 118
Title:  NS 118
Description:  A rainy Memorial Day finds a horsehead GP40-2 leading five units, including a Maine Central GP40-2LW, at Kannapolis.
Photo Date:  5/30/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 11:33:12 AM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 3011(GP40-2)
Views:  471   Comments: 0
NS 119
Title:  NS 119
Description:  The power and paint schemes here say we're in the 2000's, but the surroundings are pure Southern Railway. An ex-Conrail CW40-8 leads 119 through the equilateral #20 turnout at Reid. The turnout, signals, station sign, and whistle board are all in classic Southern style.
Photo Date:  5/30/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 8:25:21 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 8414(C40-8W)
Views:  533   Comments: 1
NS 155
Title:  NS 155
Description:  NS 155 is crossing over the Military Street bridge as it passes the site of the National Cemetary on Memorial Day 2005.
Photo Date:  5/30/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 8:25:58 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 9578(C40-9W)
Views:  359   Comments: 0
MEC 501 on 118
Title:  MEC 501 on 118
Description:  A Maine Central GP40-2LW was a nice find on this Memorial Day, passing Kannapolis as the third unit in 118's consist.
Photo Date:  5/30/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 11:33:40 AM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  MEC 501(GP40-2LW)
Views:  468   Comments: 0
"NS 338, clear signal, Track One, Eleventh Street."
Title:  "NS 338, clear signal, Track One, Eleventh Street."
Description:  NS 338 highballs north as PL05, the Salisbury Switcher, shoves their train off the Asheville District westbound main track into the old yard at Spencer. The weed-grown tracks in the foreground were once part of the coach yard for Southern's passenger trains.
Photo Date:  5/30/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 8:24:28 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  530   Comments: 1
NS PL05
Title:  NS PL05
Description:  The first shift Salisbury Switcher crew has paused at the shanty at Eleventh Street as they prepare for their next move. This is the south end of Southern's old Spencer Yard, which is now used for local traffic and storage of unit trains awaiting crews.
Photo Date:  5/30/2005  Upload Date: 5/30/2005 8:27:12 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 4617(GP59)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
NS 213
Title:  NS 213
Description:  Hot intermodal train 213 screams through Salisbury, stopping a shiny new Honda Accord at the Council Street crossing.
Photo Date:  6/4/2005  Upload Date: 6/6/2005 8:23:07 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 7147(GP60)
Views:  417   Comments: 0
NS 24T
Title:  NS 24T
Description:  A relatively new UP SD70M leads stack train 24T past Yadkin Jct on a boiling hot summer day.
Photo Date:  6/4/2005  Upload Date: 6/6/2005 8:22:35 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  UP 5221(SD70M)
Views:  316   Comments: 0
NS 337
Title:  NS 337
Description:  NS 337 passes through downtown Salisbury enroute to Charleston, SC. They'll meet northbound stack train 24T at Reid, four miles south of here. That's 24T's clear signal on Main One.
Photo Date:  6/4/2005  Upload Date: 6/6/2005 8:23:35 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 9712(C40-9W)
Views:  459   Comments: 1
NS 119
Title:  NS 119
Description:  An ex-Conrail CW40-8 leads 119 past the site of the old coach yard at Salisbury. Last week we speculated that the ties and trackage being assembled here were to rebuild this spur. However, it now appears from the markings on the new rails that these pieces of track will be used for the crossing at Henderson Street. The one in the foreground is marked for Main Two.
Photo Date:  6/5/2005  Upload Date: 6/6/2005 8:24:37 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 8326(C40-8W)
Views:  365   Comments: 0
NS 173
Title:  NS 173
Description:  We get a wave from the conductor of 173 as they ease down to Reid to meet northbound 118. A typical old round-roof oil distributor building is seen in the background.
Photo Date:  6/5/2005  Upload Date: 6/6/2005 8:25:06 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 8948(C40-9W)
Views:  305   Comments: 1
NS 337
Title:  NS 337
Description:  Southbound 337 rounds the curve into Salisbury behind an all black-and-blue consist.
Photo Date:  6/5/2005  Upload Date: 6/6/2005 8:25:40 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 6655(SD60)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
Southern piggyback trailer
Title:  Southern piggyback trailer
Description:  Say it ain't so, Norm. Just a few hours before this shot was taken, the comment was made that we will probably never see a Southern piggyback trailer again. I agreed, until 119 rolled by with this one in its train. There can't be many of these left in the world.
Photo Date:  6/5/2005  Upload Date: 6/6/2005 8:26:49 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  608   Comments: 1
NS 173
Title:  NS 173
Description:  NS 173 has paused at Summit Avenue waiting for the conductor to return to the head end after picking up at Charlotte. The train is posed in front of the Charlotte skyline.
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/11/2005 10:23:18 PM
Location:  Charlotte, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 9694(C40-9W)
Views:  485   Comments: 0
NS 337
Title:  NS 337
Description:  A colorful 337 blasts through Salisbury, prompting a chase south to Charlotte.
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/11/2005 10:23:51 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7684(ES44DC)
Views:  413   Comments: 0
Colorful 337
Title:  Colorful 337
Description:  The colors of BNSF, Santa Fe, Southern Pacific, and Montana Rail Link brighten up NS 337 as it rolls through Salisbury
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/11/2005 10:32:32 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7684(ES44DC)
Views:  563   Comments: 1
LTEX 8231 on 337
Title:  LTEX 8231 on 337
Description:  An ex-Southern Pacific SD40T-2 is fourth in 337's consist.
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/11/2005 10:32:58 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  LTEX 8231(SD40T-2)
Views:  488   Comments: 0
MRL 290 on 337
Title:  MRL 290 on 337
Description:  Montana Rail Link 290 is the fifth unit in 337's consist.
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/11/2005 10:33:44 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  MRL 290(SDP40-2XR)
Views:  559   Comments: 1
NREX 6475 on 337
Title:  NREX 6475 on 337
Description:  An ex-Santa Fe SD45-2 is third in 337's consist.
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/11/2005 10:33:28 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NREX 6475(SD45-2)
Views:  384   Comments: 0
Fresh(?) paint on Southern box car
Title:  Fresh(?) paint on Southern box car
Description:  This Southern Railway box car looks suspiciously fresh for 2005. Aside from the graffiti, how can you explain the shiny paint on the side of this car?
Photo Date:  6/11/2005  Upload Date: 6/11/2005 10:34:13 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  421   Comments: 0
NS 213
Title:  NS 213
Description:  Southbound intermodal train 213 has a Canadian National SD40-2W mixed in with its usual GP60's as it passes Kannapolis.
Photo Date:  6/26/2005  Upload Date: 6/26/2005 3:26:52 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 7136(GP60)
Views:  388   Comments: 1
CN 5298 on NS 213
Title:  CN 5298 on NS 213
Description:  She's not pretty, but she's a colorful addition to NS 213's consist.
Photo Date:  6/26/2005  Upload Date: 6/26/2005 3:27:32 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  CN 5298(SD40-2W)
Views:  381   Comments: 0
NS 24T
Title:  NS 24T
Description:  Intermodal train 24T rolls through the flour mill complex at Graham. They're about to hit the diamond for the CSX Charlotte Subdivision.
Photo Date:  7/2/2005  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 8:01:27 PM
Location:  Charlotte, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 9086(C40-9W)
Views:  502   Comments: 0
NS 337
Title:  NS 337
Description:  It's a hot and hazy July day, with soaring temperatures and humidity making the ride in that SD60 quite uncomfortable. NS 337 is dropping down the hill from Kannapolis.
Photo Date:  7/2/2005  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 8:02:22 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 6605(SD60)
Views:  435   Comments: 1
CSX Q194
Title:  CSX Q194
Description:  CSX Q194 crosses the NS Charlotte District at Graham. CSX crews call this the "Big Southern." Q194 is an Atlanta to Charlotte intermodal train. The crew just watched two NS intermodal trains roll through.
Photo Date:  7/2/2005  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 8:01:49 PM
Location:  Charlotte, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  CSX 7601(C40-8)
Views:  584   Comments: 0
Amtrak 73
Title:  Amtrak 73
Description:  The NCDOT's sole remaining GP40 passenger diesel, the "City of Raleigh," leads Amtrak 73 past the freight house at Salisbury.
Photo Date:  7/3/2005  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 8:04:28 PM
Location:  Salisbury, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  RNCX 1792(GP40P-2)
Views:  684   Comments: 0
NS 159
Title:  NS 159
Description:  Lynchburg to Linwood train 159 brings some old power south at Lee. In about a mile the crew will turn in the inbound lead at Sharp and tie their train down in Linwood's receiving yard.
Photo Date:  7/3/2005  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 8:07:23 PM
Location:  Linwood, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
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Locomotives:  NS 2837(GP38AC)
Views:  527   Comments: 1
NS 173
Title:  NS 173
Description:  The former Cannon Mills Plant 1 has long been a backdrop for trains rolling by the old Southern passenger station. Wrecking crews are working on leveling the entire facility. Plans for new development on the property are expected to be announced in the next couple months.
Photo Date:  7/3/2005  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 8:56:43 PM
Location:  Kannapolis, NC
Author:  Marcus Neubacher
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9072(C40-9W)
Views:  353   Comments: 0


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