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)
Look Ahead--Look ... West? This iconic Southern GP30 rests quietly with dignity at the Spencer Roundhouse while preparations are made for the 611 night shoot at the museum.
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.
Noticing a few roster shots on the site today, I thought I would take a chance in posting this shot. The beautifully restored 200,000th car out of the Pullman Standard Bessemer, Ala. plant. The NS... (more)
Freshly restored Alco PA-1 poses in front of Barber Jct station on the first night of the Streamliners at Spencer. Originally built for the Santa Fe, this PA wore D&H blue and silver before spendi... (more)
CSX 8773 pulls two FRA (Federal Railroad Administration) cars past Five Row to Linwood Yard.
The PL05 returns into the old Spencer yard after dropping a few freight cars down the line about 100 yards.