On Thursday May 29, the Illinois Railway Museum's Chicago, Burlington & Quincy E5A is having final preparations made before being turned around at the roundhouse at the Streamliners at Spencer eve... (more)
Early on Friday morning, May 28, prior to the 'Turning Ceremony' when the Streamliners at Spencer units would be spun to be facing outwardly, the Southern FP7A 6133 and Pan Am Railways FP9A PAR-1 ... (more)
Norfolk & Western shop forces have just completed the building of Class J 4-8-4 streamlined steam locomotive #611 on May 30, 1950 and are showing it off to families and friends. The J was rolled o... (more)
The CN MLW-built FA1 leads the photo freight at Steamliners at Spencer in perfect light.
Doyle McCormack's beautiful Alco PA-1 sits at the depot at the NC Transportation Museum for the Saturday Night photo shoot.
The mixed company at the North Carolina Transportation Museum's Streamliners at Spencer event provided colorful opportunities for photos, including this trio of Fs, Chicago & North Western F7A 411... (more)
An NCTM conductor discusses the next move of Southern E8A 6900. This unit is equipped with ditch lights, an event recorder, and all other necessary items required for mainline use.
DLW 664 leads a photo freight by the flue shop at Spencer.
A photo freight led by DLW 664 hurries southward by the Southern Railway washroom at Spencer Yard as threatening skies build to the west.
N&W 611 sits coupled to Norfolk Southern maroon coaches for the first time in twenty years while attending the Streamliners event in Spencer.
A plethora of NS employees works hard to clean Bennett Levin's 5711 on the morning of Preview Day at Spencer. Of note is engineer Larry pressure washing on the right. Keep working hard, y'all.
The North Carolina Transportation Museum's roundhouse and turntable were full of Streamliners on Thursday, May 29, including almost all variants of EMD E and F units as well as Alco FA and PA mode... (more)
Iowa Pacific E8A 4035, decorated for the Illinois Central, spins on the turntable in preparation to lead the museum train southbound.
Pan Am Railways FP9 1 sits on the turntable as a helicopter offering rides to paying customers flies overhead: a scene quite fitting for the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
The Pennsylvania Railroad train sits beside the Barber depot at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. This was certainly the quieter side of the property on preview day.