Look Ahead--Look ... West? This iconic Southern GP30 rests quietly with dignity at the Spencer Roundhouse while preparations are made for the 611 night shoot at the museum.
The Southern 2601 basks in the late morning sun as it idles next to the Bob Julian roundhouse.
Restored Southern Railway GP30 2601 powers the daily train around the museum grounds at the NCTM as it rolls through a curve near the Barber Junction Depot.
Restored Southern Railway GP30 2601 has just departed the Barber Junction Depot with the final trip of the day around the NCTM grounds as it rounds a curve near a railroad signal display.
Restored Southern Railway GP30 2601 shoves under the former Southern signal bridge as it takes the museum train back towards the Barber Junction Station.
This westbound accelerates around the "Horn" track at Alexandria where we spent a weekend of chasing Southern Railway steam a few years ago. On closer inspection one can grab iron see 3 spare air ... (more)
Tour train at the Spencer Shop, Spencer NC.
Southern Railway GP30 2601 switching coaches around the small yard at the North Carolina Transportation Museum located at the former Southern Railway Spencer Shops in Spencer NC.
Lots of classic colors were at the Streamliners at Spencer event.
Southern 2601 leads the passenger train that tours the NC Transportation Museum past the Bob Julian Roundhouse on a very hot spring afternoon on April 16th,2015.
2601 is putting together a combined train for the Fired Up 611 photo charter.
While N&W 611 was the star of the day, there was plenty of other stuff to shoot around the NCTM away from the photo crowd. Here Southern 2601 pushes one of the days public runs north through the y... (more)