N&W 611 takes during a brief pause between museum train runs. The small American flags are a nice touch as the world remembers the terrible morning of September 11, 2001 some 15 years ago.
N&W 611 pulls through the switch at the north end of the NCTM property and heads toward the roundhouse to take a quick spin on the turntable and rest for the night.
In an unusual consist, the Ex-SOU NS 3222 running LHF leads the NS 272 Autorack train south on the Vine. The destination is the Car Lot in Walkertown, NC, a little over an hour further south.
The NS 4001 DC to AC unit leads another coal train south on the Vine to Belews Creek Steam Station.
On a late summer afternoon in the late 1950s, the daily passenger train pulls up to the semaphore displaying a stop aspect. The train will unload before heading south to its final destination. In ... (more)
This may be one of my favorite photos from yesterday. Is 611 on the turntable at the NCTM and this is a shot I have been trying to get for a while and it's just not worked out. Photo taken on 9-10... (more)
With today marking the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania a locomotive bearing Old Glory on the side is a powerful reminder we all still stand tall... (more)
I thank it's fitting that 611 is flying american flags as we remember 9/11 15 years ago today. Seen here is 611 about to pull into the station while it is pulling the NCTM trains. Photo taken on 9... (more)
NS 119 heads south through the ever progressing double track project at what is soon to be "CP Sumner" with a very ratty looking, but nice to see standard cab SD70 leading the way.
The days of the old Concord signals are numbered as NS #4001 leads P99 (218) under the classic Southern Railway signals at Concord, NC.
955 departs Asheville under the cover of darkness with three Tuscan passenger cars in tow for TVRM in Chattanooga.
611 has arrived at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC safe and sound after a trip from the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke VA
NS 745 with 99 coal cars bound for storage pulls through the Old Yard in Spencer and will soon tie down to await the next crew.
It's been awhile since I've seen any BNSF power, let alone a solid set of 'em leading a train. Seen here, a short NS 135 putts along at 25 MPH by MP S68 in Connelly Springs, NC. Worth noting is th... (more)