The crew of the Atlantic & Western Railway has just started their lead locomotive in the distance. They are making their way back to ATW 109 and will crank it up shortly. Once both engines recei... (more)
South of downtown Sanford, the A&W twists and undulates through backyards and industries as they make their way out to a few businesses on this last remnant of the old A&W. This is a G&W property ... (more)
The ATW comes through the center of town past the depot that sits in between the ATW and CSX (formerly SAL mainline). The conductor prepares to flag a crossing ahead.
After moving a cut of cars to the CSXT Interchange in Sanford, the crew of the Atlantic & Western Railway is in the process of bringing their train to Cumnock were they will switch over to Norfolk... (more)
The last engine to wear Atlantic & Western paint is seen here shoving cars down to the CSXT interchange in Sanford. This would be their first movement of the day just prior to getting their train... (more)
It's around noon and 109 has been shut down for the day. She is along for the ride as 1603 pulls the short train around a tight curve and back to the small yard in downtown Sanford where they will... (more)
The A&W heads into Sanford for a morning of switching. The A&W is an "original" shortline being chartered in the late 1890s to run about 25 miles from Sanford to Lillington NC. In the mo... (more)
After pulling two empties from Ready Mixed Concrete in Sanford, NC, Atlantic & Western 109 spots one cement load over the unloading pit. The concrete company's mixing facility can be seen behind t... (more)
Atlantic & Western 109 "C. L. McNeill" is a "Paducah Rebuilt" GP10. This engine was built as Rio Grande GP9 5943, then sold to the Illinois Central Gulf, which rebuilt it into GP10 8323. It was ... (more)
Rare action photo of an ATW movement - ATW 109 is on the front and at the rear is RSSX 1219 and SW1200.
Atlantic & Western # 109 has finished for the day.
Atlantic & Western GP10 #109 and ATW (RSS) SW1200 #202 rest after finishing today's workload.
Switchin in yard is Sanford
Train arriving in Sanford with loaded grain cars to interchange with CSX.