Southern Railway 2501 shoves the 103 to the wash rack in early Thursday operations at "Streamliners at Spencer", held at the NCTM.
Some of the streamliner F units gather round the turn table.
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Mid 20th Century or 2014? With ditch lights absent and very little modern day infrastructure visible, Electro-Motive Division FT Demonstrator No. 103 sits alongside an original Clinchfield ... (more)
Described as the "Father" of the Streamliner's event. GM 103 AB demonstrator set on display at the Streamliner's event in Spencer!
Reproducing a Classic. One of my favorite railroad photos (See it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ATSF_DL_in_Kansas.jpg) involves the cleaning of ATSF FT #103 in 1943. 71 years late... (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)
Last, but certainly not the least... The final locomotive to be added to the Streamliners at Spencer lineup (a phenomenal total of 26 total locomotives) basks in the morning sun on t... (more)
Southern GP30 2601 has just picked up the 26th and final unit for Streamliners at Spencer at the North Carolina Transportation Museum the day before the starting event. NS train 960 had just dropp... (more)
NS train 960 delivers the 26th and final unit for Streamliners at Spencer at the North Carolina Transportation Museum the day before the starting event
Spencer Bound! EMD Demonstrator FT 103 rests in the back of the Museum of Transportation's yard awaiting pickup by a Union Pacific movement. After a 15 mile trip on UP rails, the unit will ... (more)
After some stationary high-altitude testing by Union Pacific and Electro-Motive Division, the four 6,000 horsepower SD90MAC-H locomotives, got a workout with some tonnage. A test train consisting ... (more)
BNSF's test train accelerates out of Timpas for another run along the Raton Sub, paralleling the lonely highway 350.
Clean paint glints the low Colorado sunlight well as the BNSF test train is switched in preparation for the next day's activities.
EMD demos 1209 and 1210 lead a Stilesboro coal train through the curves at Rydal in late evening light, or what's left of it.