Freshly pained GP30 2467 waits as the day's Tuck Train passenger disperse around town for the layover.
Link to old paint scheme: http://www.railpictures.net/photo/502483/
T59 coasts through the Waynesville park complex on the way to switch Evergreen Packaging to the east.
T59 has just slowed to stop just east of the Balsam Stop board. Here the conduction will set the retainers before heading down the steep grade ahead. Maintenance on the railroad's fleet of GP39-2s... (more)
T59 drops a sizeable cut of boxcars into the siding at Hazelwood before heading west with a tank train for Sylva. Maintenance on the railroad's fleet of GP39-2s has left the crew running long hood... (more)
T59 crosses one of the large trestles on the way to Sylva. The grade here is about 5%, requiring the crew to apply retainers before descending. Today's train consists of two GP39-2s, six LNG tank ... (more)
T59 rolls westbound through the suburbs of Waynesville. I just recently moved into this area and immediately eyed this out of place field as a potential photo location. It only took me about a wee... (more)
T59 swaps out cars at Giles in Waynesville. The shot is framed by Bell UH-1 Iroquois, Huey, helicopter parked at the local VFW.
T59 shoves a cut of box cars into the warehouse of Evergreen Packaging's Waynesville plant with a fresh bed of January snow blanketing the yard.
One of the Caldwell's antique GP16 rebuilds, still in Family Lines paint and running light, crosses US321 in Hickory on the way back to the company yard.
1702 leads one of the last Tuck Trains for the year.
The last Three River Ramblers train for the night has arrived back at the depot. The passengers are alighting and the crew is giving the locomotive a final oiling.
The Tuckasseegee River excursion train led ex-Army 2-8-0 #1702 leaves the main line and enters the siding where it will stop to off load.
1702 leads one of the last weekly steam powered Tuck Trains of the season through the truss at Ela. I've been trying to shoot these last few trains in the last of the fall foliage.
1702 leads one of the last steam powered Tuck Trains of the season.
1751 rolls to a stop in front of the old Southern Railway boarding houses at Whittier. The passengers will debark at the railroad's event field for the Pumpkin Patch Express event.