The 1792 rests at NC DOT Capital yard Raleigh, NC. Slowly she is being parted out, after being involved in a crossing accident at 79mph with a low boy hauling an excavator in Mebane, NC.
It's still awfully quiet on the outskirts of downtown Raleigh before 7am. Quiet, that is, except for the punctual double-shot on the horn and the whine of the locomotive smoothly accelerating it's... (more)
As a railfan often photographing trains from afar, it's easy to forget just how massive these things are. A reminder of the scale of these machines is provided by a SHP officer surveying the damag... (more)