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Date: 08/11/13 22:03
Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/24/1
Author: jdrtrainwatcher

I finally got around to editing my shots from a few weeks ago from a morning on Norfolk Southern's Danville & Charlotte Districts north and south of Linwood Yard respectively.

Enjoy the photos!


Photo #1:
Amtrak 80, the northbound CAROLINIAN, flies uphill through Lexington,NC in the morning sun.

Photo #2:
NS 214 heads north through Lexington with the class unit of the SD60E's, #6900, leading the way.

Photo #3:
Another view of 214








Date: 08/11/13 22:08
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: jdrtrainwatcher

Photo #4:
NS P1W heads north with a nice pair of SD60s leading a C40-8W

Photo #5:
P1W is a fairly new turn job from Southern's New Spencer Yard in Linwood,NC to N&W's North Winston Yard in Winton-Salem,NC.

Photo #6:
Loaded grain train 40G crawls uphill through Lexington.








Date: 08/11/13 22:13
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: jdrtrainwatcher

Photo #7:
NS 128 with a short train easily overtakes NS 40G

Photo #8:
An old Southern veteran is in tow to Roanoke,VA. on train 128.

Photo #9:
NS PL05(the Salisbury Switcher) working P.C.A.(the Box Plant)at Spencer,NC








Date: 08/11/13 22:16
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: jdrtrainwatcher

Photos 10,11, and 12:
More of the Salisbury Switcher working the industry.








Date: 08/11/13 22:20
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: jdrtrainwatcher

Photo #13:
PL05 is about through with it's work.

Photo #14:
NS 338 passing the Salisbury Switcher. (Notice how the door on the Dash-9 is tied open!

Photo #15:
An odd car/load on 338's train. The container has zero markings and appears to be welded in place to the car.








Date: 08/11/13 22:26
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: jdrtrainwatcher

Photo #16:
NS P61 rumbles uphill at Five Row in Spencer,NC with a nice ex-Southern SD40-2 on the point.

Photo #17:
NS 204 meeting P61.

Photo #18:
NS PL05(Salisbury Switcher) is seen again as the train shoves westbound around the south leg of the wye in Salisbury,NC to work the asphalt plant at Majolica on the S-Line.








Date: 08/11/13 22:29
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: jdrtrainwatcher

Photo #'s 19 & 20.
More of PL05 shoving around the south leg of the wye.






Date: 08/11/13 22:32
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: jdrtrainwatcher

Photo #'s 21, 22, & 23:
The Salisbury Switcher pulling around the north leg of the wye @ Salisbury,NC to head into the Old Yard and tie up for the day!

That's all, enjoy the photos!

Jonathon Russell,
Kannapolis,NC








Date: 08/12/13 04:43
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: agrafton

Great series and photos, so many to chose from I kind of like the Salisbury Switcher pulling around the north leg.
Well done.
alan



Date: 08/12/13 04:46
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: jmbreitigan

Nice series of pictures. Photo's #9 & 10 are my favorites.
John



Date: 08/12/13 06:10
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: sou2601

Can't think of too many times I've seen the Salisbury job with 3 units on it, and one of them is a slug. Both are rare occurrences.



Date: 08/12/13 11:24
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: GP30Frank

jdrtrainwatcher Wrote:
- (Notice how
> the door on the Dash-9 is tied open!
>
That's "down home" A/C!



Date: 08/12/13 15:39
Re: Photos from NS Linwood Yard / Salisbury,NC area (7/
Author: ns1000

GREAT set of pics!!! Thanks for sharing.



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