A view from the rear of GSMR 711 during the process of running around the train before taking it back to the NOC, and eventually Bryson City, NC.
Eric Pittman looks out the window as he brings the train to a stop at the NOC.
Storm clouds linger in the distance as GSMR 711 heads uphill out of Bryson City, NC.
Switching out center beams.
Preparing to depart Roaring River for Rural Hall.
CWCY 1811 in Hickory, NC.
CWCY 1811 in Hudson, NC.
CWCY 1811 heads north up the hill in Granite Falls on a rather dreary spring morning in 2008.
The Norfolk Southern local out of Oyama yard in Hickory/Conover NC passes by a string of covered hoppers that the Caldwell County Railroad is presently storing (there are about 30 other cars about... (more)
Engineer Eric Pittman watches the tracks ahead of us as we head longhood forward towards Bryson City. www.JoeyBowman.net
Approaching the Lake Fontana bridge on the GSMR. www.JoeyBowman.net
Thomas Nicholson working as brakeman, directing engineer Eric Pittman after running around the train and preparing to head back towards Bryson City and the NOC. www.JoeyBowman.net
Thomas Nicholson honking the horn as the train proceeds through a grade crossing. www.JoeyBowman.net
Engineer Kurt Newman.
CWCY 1747 sits in the nearly empty yard at Hickory, NC. CWCY 1747 is the lesser photographed of two locomotives that the Caldwell County Railroad operates, over two years ago 1747 caught on fire... (more)