ACWR 300, rolls by my childhood Church, in Star, NC on a beautiful May evening.
On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, the Aberdeen, Carolina & Western Railroad, NC Operation Lifesaver, and NCDOT BeRailSafe and several other state agencies attended and witnessed a staged railroad crossi... (more)
After a slight mishap at Midland, the ACW 300 job finally arrives in Oakboro for a few quick switching moves. The crew has just coupled back to the train and in seconds they'll be blasting off tow... (more)
ACWR 300 job rolls South towards Candor, NC after switching the yard in Star, NC.
ACWR 100 doing some switching in the yard before building there train to go west.
ACWR 100 rolls over the Little River trestle in Star, NC with 32 cars for NS in Charlotte, NC
ACWR takes a MTY grain train over the little river trestle in Star, NC on its journey across the Original NS tracks back to Charlotte, NC
ACWR 100 uses NS power off of a grain train to do some switching in Star, NC
ACWR 100 job headed west on the original NS main line towards there current NS connection in Charlotte, NC
The Engineer tops off his bean juice before another long night. Staged photo shot through a replicated brake gauge made of laser etched acrylic with laser cut needles. See more at vidivides.com
The crankcase cover is being removed so that the gaskets can be replaced.
During a 92 day inspection, the brushes on the turbo lube pump were found to be in need of replacement. Mr. April gets cozy with the pump to make the repair.
An SCL Trainman recharges before the next call.
During the 92 Day Inspection, one of ACWR's Locomotive Specialists, Rob Dickson (AKA Mr. April), inspects the batteries for proper fluid levels.