SOU 3170 sits in Spencer at NCTM with a nice coat of road grime, the engine will be on display at the museum for National Train Day related festivities as a guest from Norfolk Southern
NS exSouthern SD40 3170, Southern GP30 2601,FP7 6133, and E8A 6900 pose together at the old fuel rack area at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC following celebrations over the... (more)
Is it the 1970s?? This southbound local is seen leaving Spencer Shops to do some work around the Salisbury area with a tractor man waiting to get across.
Look Ahead and Look South! Both 3170 and 2601 are seen here soaking up some sun rays.
Southern Tradition! Time has apparently stopped seeing this southbound local leaving Spencer Shops with the SOU 3170 running the way it was meant to be ran. A farmer is also seen here wai... (more)
As viewed from the turntable's pit: Southern Railway FP7 6133, E8 6900, GP30 2601, and SD40 3170 bask in the evening sun for a family portrait at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spenc... (more)
So for National Train day I went to the NCTM to see the 3170 and other equipment. On NCTM's facebook page they had said that a peace of equipment had gotten restored they just did not say what did... (more)
Gathered in front of the Bob Julian Roundhouse at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, Southern EMD locomotives 6133 (FP7), 6900 (E8), 2601 (GP30) and 3170(SD40) bask in the evenin... (more)
N&W 611 and 620 pose together beside the former Southern Railway roundhouse at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC
"Big John" shines in the night light.
Various cab units sit around the Bob-Julian round house at NCTM, including the four shown above.
One of two NS F9A units sits quietly by itself behind all of the madness going on at Spencer.
CNR 6789 is reversing a few more car lengths so that they can make several photo-run-byes for the people coming into NCTM for the Stream Liners event.