How do you get rid of a defective Roadrailer? Well find the nearest crossing and get a truck of course.
It was a good day at Copper Creek
The engine from the northbound Carolinian had to be removed to help push a stranded NS freight out of its way so it could arrive at the Raleigh station only a mile away about 2 hours late.
On Wednesday January 15th the P&N ran a special Make A Wish trip for a little boy who wanted to run a train. So they allowed him to "run" the locomotive while riding in the engineer's lap from Ran... (more)
The fireman washes out the cab to get ready for the days trip.
This was my campsite for this weekend. North Toe River on the left, friends and family in the middle and CSX Blue Ridge Sub on the right. A little loud at night but lots of fun.
A view of the dual control stands common to N&W and Southern locomotives for easier long and short hood forward operations.
Track work is done to get the trains rolling again but the cleanup is still not over and would take several more weeks to finish.
Clean and well kept best describe the engines of the P&N
Good thing the dispatcher has a stop signal up! The Hamlet station was moved across the tracks and rotated 90 degrees to its new home off RR property to be renovated.
Looks like lots of work going on in the roundhouse, both steam and diesel, at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC
This is the last photo that I ever shot of 611. She was on the last leg of her last run to Roanoke, VA to be put to rest. It was a sad day, I remember chasing her on her way to Birmingham, AL in 1... (more)