A blast of the horn carries for miles across the sandhills of North Carolina, but the sound of the locomotive bell - that means you're close. The hurried clang-clang-clang, rising in pitch as it a... (more)
The sound of the horn on A&R GP9 #205 echoing out over the Sandhills has been part of southeastern North Carolina for over 50 years.
This skilled hand has worked the same EMD control stand for almost 30 years.
Eastbound A&R freight train behind a GP7/GP38 combo at Ashley Heights, NC || October 1970
The sweet looking A&R GP7 #205 poses outside the A&R office on Sun. 10/30/2005. (JCH -- 300D)