Graham County 1925 gets some much needed sun after being in doors for several years. It was a surprise to see the Shay sitting outside of the roundhouse for National Train Day weekend at the North... (more)
Still serving the south, Southern Railway GP30 2601 drags a photo freight consist near the south end of the yard for National Train Day weekend at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
Oh....THAT intermodal...known by other names to those on the ground that morning, unkind names for sure. #611 returns to the NS mainlines with this run, dream come true for many...and seemed to o... (more)
NS 955 gets ready to blast off from the North Carolina Transportation Museum, bound for Strasburg Pennsylvania. It was around this time that a crowd of railfans poured into the museum parking lot ... (more)
A family portrait of the steam locomotives at the North Carolina Transportation Museum's roundhouse.
It was a fitting but unusually chilly night in North Carolina during the Polar Express runs this season. Thankfully, there was plenty of coal in the bucket for the stove. The Conductor and NCTM Tr... (more)
#611 wakes up the neighborhood heading out towards the mainline.
Southern E8 #6900 slumbers at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. The locomotive is fully operational but is not part of regular service at this time. Regardless, it is shown spending the ni... (more)
Well into NS days but looking good this southbound rattles thru town. As i recall this was the first time we encountered a certain Mr. Wrinn, then a local reporter.
It has been a long night of delivering families to the North Pole as the Engineer climbs down from the cab of the Polar Express at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. The amount of teamwork ... (more)
Were They Plotting This Move? Perhaps there was something the veteran EMDs knew on May 29, 2014 at the "Streamliners At Spencer" event at the N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer... (more)
Southern Railway 542, a J-Class 2-8-0 built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1903, poses for a night photo shoot at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. The Atlantic & Yadkin Railway was a subs... (more)
Having been attending events at NCTM since my youth, it was no surprise NS elected to hold a once-in-a-lifetime event gathering their entire roster of "heritage" painted locomotives here... (more)
Streamliners: For several incredible days in 2014, North Carolina was the place to be. After all, where else would you see things like a meet between an Alco PA and EMD E8?