N&W Class J 4-8-4 611 stretches its legs on the 11:30am museum train at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC
Several cab units soak up the afternoon sunlight as volunteers discuss the next equipment movements as they set up for the evening's night displays.
NS P61 with the typical trifecta of SD40-2s, the leader being of Norfolk & Western heritage.
NS 213 eases up to a stop signal at Five Row as P61 clears the plant at Spencer and Rowan. Most would consider the huge pile of discarded ties along the right of way as clutter in the way of a goo... (more)
The Red Unit of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus is northbound crossing the Yadkin River at Spencer NC on its way to the next show in Greensboro NC
The Blue Unit of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus crosses the Yadkin River in Spencer NC on its journey to the next show in Raleigh NC
NS 5642 performs some switching with N&W 611's tender at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC
The Southern 6133 pulls a shortened version of the regular museum train consisting of 2 coaches from NS's excursion fleet and a restored NW caboose.
Southern Railway 6133 gets a young onlooker enjoying every bit out of seeing a train!
Built for Norfolk Southern in 1955, then bought by Peabody Coal in 1975, NS 1616 sits quietly on display in the Bob Julian roundhouse at the NCTM.
So whose railroad is this again? After heading up to Five Row to (hopefully) catch NS 1069 leading 135, I was instead treated to a colorful consist representing no less than three class I railroad... (more)
Southern railway 6133 gets the 11:30am museum train rolling from Barber junction.
The training first responders unit sits in front of a C&O F unit at the NCTM.