With 2014 being the 75th anniversary of the FT 103 demonstration tour, its last-minute appearance at Spencer was all the more special.
The oldest units at the Streamliners event was EMD FT-A 103 and FT-B 103B sit on the turntable
One of the streamliners at Spencer pose for the many photographers that attended.
Alabama & Tennessee River Railway Freight Train Z390 makes their way Southbound to Birmingham, AL. to Interchange with CSXT as they pass through Wellington, AL. Running for the first time With a p... (more)
EMD 103 used CNTP reporting marks to travel from Saint Louis to Spencer.
The F units at Spencer gather round their grandfather, the FT demonstrator, which takes center stage on the turn table for the last night shoot.
The Diesel That Did It- In a scene that could have just as easily come from 1939 as 2014, General Motors FT-A #103-A sits under the water column at the Southern Railway's Spencer, NC steam shop. I... (more)
The EMD FT demonstration F-units pose under the lights during a night photo session in Spencer, NC on May 30, 2014. Paying homage to O. Winston Link, this was shot on 4x5 black-and-white sheet fil... (more)
The EMD FT demonstrator and matching B unit pose in the yard as the Alco FPA-4 runs around on the adjacent track.
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)