Uncle Pete Learns Service With Courtesy: Two of the ten Union Pacific GP60s on CSX to repay horsepower hours lead F729 through the outskirts of Cary on an windy March afternoon.
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The Silver Star.
Train 352 Linwood to Raleigh
349 prepares to leave double track as it enters Cary, NC.
After waiting for its counterpart to clear the main, F741 gets under way through Cary.
Amtrak 125 eases around the curve off of the shared NS-CSX alignment between Cary and Raleigh and approaches the platform on the north side of Cary's depot. The Page-Walker Hotel, built in 1868, b... (more)
Seaboard piggyback train TT-23 is heading into Cary, NC proudly lead by E7(A) #3023 followed by 2 SDP35's and a GP30. Surplus passenger units were rarely seen in freight service by this late date... (more)
SCL No. 289 is just south of Cary, NC approaching Laura Duncan Rd. handled by "run-thru" power from the Frisco. 4 SLSF GP35's and a single SCL GP40 are enroute Hamlet, NC with the train today. ... (more)
With coach boarding finished, the conductor climbs back on board the southbound Silver Star. #91 will make a second stop to platform the sleeper on the end of the train, then it's back to track sp... (more)
The forecast thunderstorms never appeared, instead a textured blue and white sky covers Cary as CSX local F742 heads toward Raleigh. This SD40-2 may be beat up, but it's a great change from the us... (more)
The crew of F742 lets the breeze into the open door as they wait for the Fetner signals guarding the shared double-track with NS to go green. In just a moment they'll be off, and soon will be in t... (more)
Following the departure of the southbound Silver Star, the platform lights of the Cary Amtrak station illuminate the CSX rails which will now lie dormant until morning.
A local camera club is out on a field trip working on night exposures with the southbound Silver Star as the main event. Most folks seemed to have an enjoyable first time railfanning.