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.
N&W 611 and NS 4271 sit side-by-side at the Bob Julian roundhouse as NS employees prepare to wash their F-unit.
As the sun swung around later in the afternoon and several engines had not been rotated yet, plentiful opportunities arose to shoot the cab units. Here, DLW 664 takes its turn to spin on the South... (more)
Having been the late arrival on Wednesday evening, the EMD Demonstrator FTA #103A didn't get its bath before being publicly displayed. Thursday morning the museum staff and volunteers at the Nort... (more)
An interesting meeting between three of the Streamliners at Spencer took place on Thursday afternoon when the EMD FTA Demonstrator #103 was pulled up for washing. The Monticello Railway Museum's ... (more)
Amtrak's Veteran's unit #42 is seen on the point of the Amtrak Exhibit train, parked inside the North Carolina Transportation Museum grounds for the Streamliners at Spencer event.
Fancy meeting you here... The Monticello Railway Museum-owned Wabash F7A 1189 is seen hanging out in the company of Chicago & North Western F7A 411 at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in ... (more)
In this 'count the Streamliners' view, Norfolk Southern F9-2 4271 is joined by Iowa Pacific's E9A (SLRG) 515, while the Class J 4-8-4 Norfolk & Western steam locomotive and the Monticello Railway ... (more)
Erie Railroad #833 (owned by the New York & Greenwood Lake Railway) is seen taking a spin on the turntable on Thursday afternoon's turning ceremony. The NYGL 833 was acquired after the Conrail sp... (more)
Doyle McCormack's Nickel Plate Road Alco PA-1 is the star of the show at the Streamliners at Spencer event at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. The locomotive is seen taking a spin on the... (more)
It's May, it's Cass, and it's......sunny??? With this latest trip in May of 2014, I've now been to Cass a total of 8 times. Up until now, the weather has been the most consistent of any o... (more)
A little match race. Cass is famous for its annual Shay races on the triple tracks down at the depot. Those are pretty much heads-up races because none of the Shays has much of a performan... (more)
Cass Shay #5: 109 years and still on home rails. As we get further and further into the 21st century, more and more of the steam era survivors are passing their 100th birthdays, with a fair... (more)
Sitting out for the weekend.