The final excursion of the day approaches the Mesimore spring switch at the west lead of the museum. As an added bonus to the steam powered trips, the 611 sports a single bulb headlight for a more... (more)
The NCTM staff did a great job with this past weekend's night photo shoot. The photographers were treated to a ride behind the 611 as the train was used to shuttle us around the facility to variou... (more)
The NCTM staff did a great job with this past weekend's night photo shoot. The actors did a great job of posing in the high humidity, and mother nature even did her part with providing some natura... (more)
Sometimes the photo isn't always the obvious. At the organized night photo shoot of the 611 this past weekend, most photographers were trying desperately to avoid not only other photographers, but... (more)
The engineer of the 611 keeps a watchful eye on his surroundings even when resting between moves.
The conductor rides the shove as the 611 is brought to the turn table. What a treat it was to see this work of art put on another show.
Cleaning the headlight.
Paging Winston Link? In a well-done photo shoot session at the N.C. Transportation Museum with settings inspired by the historic shoots of O. Winston Link, I had an opportunity to take my ... (more)
Labor Day weekend marked the N&W 611's return to service for 2018 following off-season repair work. In coordination with the North Carolina Transportation Museum, the long holiday weekend offered ... (more)
Back in Steam! After several months of maintenance, 611 was fired up this weekend to the delight of 75 plus people who attended this night photo shoot. 611 will be running on several occasions at ... (more)
Night scene as the N&W 611 sits at Barber Junction station in Spencer, NC.
Having done some switching moves prior to departure, this is one of the times #844 can be seen out on the road with its front coupler exposed.
Posing beneath the ex-Santa Fe Railway locomotive sanding tower that still holds its place at Redondo Junction, Santa Fe 3751 eases around the sharp curve on the coupling track as it heads for Nor... (more)
With their time at the 2016 California Passenger Rail Summit complete, Santa Fe 3751 leads the Amtrak section of display equipment past Terminal Tower on its way home.
Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special has returned from the wye in Speer & now waits on passengers for the move back to Denver.