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By:Thomas Raper
Dates:1/1/2006 - 8/2/2010
Album Info:NS in and around Hickory, NC
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Old Hickory FD Engine 1 Rides Flat Car
Title:  Old Hickory FD Engine 1 Rides Flat Car
Description:  This is a photo from our fire department's archives. Exact date unknown, but circa 1940's Engine 1 for City of Hickory Fire Department is delivered on an old Southern Railway flat car.
Photo Date:  1/1/1940  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 11:34:27 AM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
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Views:  287   Comments: 3
NS empty hopper train westbound at Oyama Yard.
Title:  NS empty hopper train westbound at Oyama Yard.
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/21/2007  Upload Date: 6/13/2008 4:54:55 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
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Locomotives:  NS 7606(ES40DC)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
NS grain train westbound at Oyama Yard.
Title:  NS grain train westbound at Oyama Yard.
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/30/2007  Upload Date: 6/13/2008 4:54:25 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
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Locomotives:  NS 8695(C40-8)
Views:  310   Comments: 1
NS PH02 at Oyama
Title:  NS PH02 at Oyama
Description:  NS PH02, the local for Oyama yard in Hickory, does its duty on a warm October day.
Photo Date:  10/30/2007  Upload Date: 5/14/2008 2:13:39 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock
Locomotives:  NS 7112(GP60)
Views:  295   Comments: 0
NS 135 at Oyama
Title:  NS 135 at Oyama
Description:  NS train 135 starts begins its journey west after switching at Oyama yard. Dash 9 # 9020 is in charge with the beautiful fall foliage in the background.
Photo Date:  11/6/2007  Upload Date: 5/14/2008 2:21:40 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives:  NS 9020(C40-9W)
Views:  230   Comments: 1
NS 166 Eastbound @ Hickory, NC
Title:  NS 166 Eastbound @ Hickory, NC
Description:  NS train 166 passes the S56 milepost eastbound at Hickory, NC on this beautiful May day. The train is just restarting after a burst air hose 2 miles west.
Photo Date:  5/10/2008  Upload Date: 5/14/2008 2:10:08 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock
Locomotives:  NS 2521(SD70) NS 9891(C40-9W) BNSF 5908(ES44AC)
Views:  649   Comments: 0
Eastbound NS Coal
Title:  Eastbound NS Coal
Description:  Eastbound loaded coal train westbound at the S 56 milepost on a cloudy July day.
Photo Date:  7/23/2008  Upload Date: 8/8/2008 2:50:22 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
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Locomotives:  NS 9616(C40-9W) NS 8381(C40-8W)
Views:  369   Comments: 0
NS Work Train w/ OL in the Lead
Title:  NS Work Train w/ OL in the Lead
Description:  NS Operation Lifesaver loco leads a long work train crawling through downtown Hickory as the conductor is ready to flag a crossing ahead.
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 4:38:05 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
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Locomotives:  NS 9255(C40-9W)
Views:  234   Comments: 1
NS Work Train with Operation Lifesaver leader
Title:  NS Work Train with Operation Lifesaver leader
Description:  NS Operation Lifesaver loco leads a long work train crawling through downtown Hickory as the conductor is ready to flag a crossing ahead.
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 4:38:51 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
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Locomotives:  NS 9255(C40-9W)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
Interesting MOW Boxcars
Title:  Interesting MOW Boxcars
Description:  A long line of grey MOW boxcars in the work train. Look closely and you can still see the SOUTHERN lettering!
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 4:39:06 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  175   Comments: 0
NS MOW Camp Cars
Title:  NS MOW Camp Cars
Description:  A long line of MOW Bunk Cars are included in this work train.
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 4:39:41 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  223   Comments: 2
Generator car
Title:  Generator car
Description:  This generator car was in the middle of the bunk cars.
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 4:39:57 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  195   Comments: 1
A long line of MOW Equipment
Title:  A long line of MOW Equipment
Description:  At the end of the work train was a very long line of flatcars carrying MOW equipment.
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 4:40:15 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  130   Comments: 0
MOW Equipment
Title:  MOW Equipment
Description:  At the end of the work train was a very long line of flatcars carrying MOW equipment.
Photo Date:  8/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/29/2008 4:40:51 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  154   Comments: 0
Shortline Meets "Big Time"
Title:  Shortline Meets "Big Time"
Description:  The NS OCS train passes the Caldwell County Railroad interchange as the CWCY crew watches and takes photos.
Photo Date:  5/27/2009  Upload Date: 6/26/2009 10:10:31 AM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  CWCY 1811(GP16) NS 4271(F9A) NS 4270(F9A) NS 4275(F7B) NS 4276(F7B)
Views:  2481   Comments: 18
NC OCS At Hickory Jct.
Title:  NC OCS At Hickory Jct.
Description:  NS OCS heads westbound on the S line past Hickory Jct. and the Caldwell County Railroad.
Photo Date:  5/27/2009  Upload Date: 6/26/2009 10:12:21 AM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  NS 4271(F9A) NS 4270(F9A) NS 4275(F7B) NS 4276(F7B)
Views:  245   Comments: 0
Theatre Car Passes Hickory Jct.
Title:  Theatre Car Passes Hickory Jct.
Description:  NS OCS westbound at Hickory Jct. with the theatre car bringing up the rear.
Photo Date:  5/27/2009  Upload Date: 6/26/2009 10:13:21 AM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
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Views:  306   Comments: 1
165 In The Snow
Title:  165 In The Snow
Description:  Snow running for NS 135 westbound at the S-57.2
Photo Date:  2/1/2010  Upload Date: 2/5/2010 10:57:08 AM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 9523(C40-9W)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
P95 Derailed
Title:  P95 Derailed
Description:  P95 derailed at Oyama Yard
Photo Date:  2/5/2010  Upload Date: 2/5/2010 11:00:02 AM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock,Winter,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3329(SD40-2)
Views:  1029   Comments: 1
P95 On The Ground
Title:  P95 On The Ground
Description:  P95 had a little trouble at Oyama this morning after it ran the derail.
Photo Date:  2/5/2010  Upload Date: 2/5/2010 10:59:28 AM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3329(SD40-2)
Views:  1029   Comments: 3
P95 On The Ground
Title:  P95 On The Ground
Description:  P95 sits on the ground on the eastbound lead to Oyama.
Photo Date:  2/5/2010  Upload Date: 2/5/2010 11:00:36 AM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock,Winter,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3329(SD40-2)
Views:  647   Comments: 0
P95 Leaning
Title:  P95 Leaning
Description:  SD 40-2 #3329 of P95 leans after a derailment at Oyama Yard
Photo Date:  2/5/2010  Upload Date: 2/5/2010 11:01:27 AM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock,Winter,Yard,Wreck,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3329(SD40-2)
Views:  1582   Comments: 5
Odd Find in Oyama
Title:  Odd Find in Oyama
Description:  Odd find for Oyama yard. Two tracks full of these cars. I aplogize for the quality, I shot it from my cell phone since it's the only camera I had on me.
Photo Date:  8/2/2010  Upload Date: 8/2/2010 2:41:43 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Thomas Raper
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  323   Comments: 0


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