The Autumn leaves have finally reached peak color here in the Piedmont Region. Seen here, NS 213 roars upgrade at Five Row with two Canadian visitors adding to the colorful scene.
On a cold February evening the North Carolina Transportation Museum hosts a dinner train for couples wanting to ride the rails while being elegantly dined! This photographer got to ride around on ... (more)
After a brief crew change, a late 211 continues south toward their terminus of Hotlanta. The train is about to duck under the East Jefferson Street bridge.
NS E08 (a random extra symbol, although technically P99's train) sails by the fall foliage at Five Row, the lead motor simply adding to the already colorful scene.
NS P61 notches down as they crest the hill at Five Row. The train is just about to duck under the East Jefferson Street bridge.
Word had it was that P99 had the IT leading again then when he got to duke he turned into EO8 for some reason. But I got him at five row again. I got to say the IT really did make all the colors t... (more)
Linwood-Oyama road local P61 is just underway from Spencer Yard with its trio of SD40-2s clawing out of the Yadkin River Valley in notch eight with a heavy train. This location is a favorite of ma... (more)
The Salisbury Job goes about its switching duties at the box plant near Five Row. This job still regulary uses a caboose as seen standing with the rest of its train on the mainline.
With National Train Day in full swing. Switching activities continue on the old Southern Railway Spencer shop grounds. A well timed finger can capture moments that look right out of 1972.
NS p61 begins theory day by climbing the Yadkin Hill which begins almost immediately out of the Linwood Yard outbound lead.
NS P92 brings three beautifully restored coach cars from Linwood Yard to the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
Linwood- Oyama (Hickory) local P61 begins the day's journey by tackling the grade up Yadkin Hill. On this day, P61 featured a quartet of four-axle 38-series motors, two of them being high hoods of... (more)
The Autumn Leaf Special has arrived at the North Carolina Transportation Museum and waits for the weekend excursions to Charlottesville, VA and Toccoa, GA.
N&W Class J 4-8-4 611 on the grounds of the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC.