The 16-cylinder, 2000 horsepower EMD 645 engine shines through the sides of CSX GP38-2 #2702, in a Dickson-style loco-xray image at Spencer, NC.
N&W 4-8-4 611 crossing the Yadkin river in perfect light on it's way back to Spencer, NC on it's last trip of the weekend.
Western & Atlantic Railroad #12, the "Texas", Lehigh Valley Coal 126, and N&W 611 pose for photographers at the 100 years of Steam Event at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC. ... (more)
Western & Atlantic Railroad #12, the "Texas", is displayed on the turntable at NCTM's Bob Julian Roundhouse in Spencer, NC. Today was the unveiling of the cosmetic restoration of the Texas for the... (more)
Western & Atlantic Railroad #12, the "Texas", is displayed on the turntable at NCTM's Bob Julian Roundhouse in Spencer, NC. The Texas is the headliner at the museum during this weekend's... (more)
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 preparing for departure in the pre-dawn hours on a brisk April morning
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 all steamed up and ready to go! The 611 is sitting in the yard in Spencer while riders board for the trip to Lynchburg and back.
Norfolk & Western 611 leads the southbound Charlotte Special out of the yard in Spencer and through Salisbury Wye on its way toward the Queen City
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 crossing the bridge over the Yadkin River after having just departed from Spencer, NC on the first trip of the weekend just after sunrise
The golden light of a beautiful sunrise reflects off the plume of N&W 611 on a chilly spring morning as it stomps off the grounds of the NCTM, beginning it's long day of pulling an excursion to Ly... (more)
NW 611 is coming into Spencer. NS 958 is crossing the Yadkin river bridge in this shot. It is about to close off yet another weekend of excursions. This was the Piedmont Limited. I want to say tha... (more)
611 brings a weekend of running to a close as she tiptoes back into the NC Transportation Museum grounds.
The EMD FT #103
Built in 1939, this FT was not only the first of the original 555 "FTA" units but also the first in a series of thousands of newer generation "F" units built up until ... (more)
The C&O Historical Society's 1948 F3Au Chesapeake & Ohio #8016 This locomotive made an appearance at the NCTM's "Streamliners" event and is seen here on display at the Bob Julian Roundho... (more)
NCTM's "Streamliners" event would not be complete without the Illinois Railway Museum's CB&Q E-5 "Silver Pilot" No. 9911-A! The locomotive, sans her "Nebraska Zeph... (more)