A warm late Spring afternoon finds ex-Southern Pacific SW1500 No. 2659, now Alexander Railroad No. 12, pulling a cut of cars out of the International Paper plant near downtown Statesville.
Emerging from the rock-lined Ridge tunnel, southbound coal train N760-06 has reached the highest point of the Clinchfield Railroad at Altapass and now begins the steep descent down the famous Clin... (more)
135 passes through the cut at Dendron on their way up the Old Fort Loops.
N760 follows the Toe River through Toecane, on their way South to the Duke Energy Brice plant.
En-Route to Raleigh, North Carolina.
N&W 611 heads north through Browns Summit on her inaugural trip back to Roanoke, VA.
One of the two specially painted new SD70ACC's finds a pocket of light on the head of 135 in Azalea, North Carolina, nearing Asheville.
Buffalo Creek & Gauley 4 crosses Samuel Spencer Boulevard at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. This was one of the few times the locomotive operated under its real number at Spencer -- mos... (more)
Thermal Belt Railway SW1 sits quiet in downtown Bostic awaiting for its next call of duty. She currently wears a Nathan P5 horn and has be rebuilt with a Cummins diesel. The Thermal Belt Railway a... (more)
Retired Southern Railway GP30 2601 does its duty powering the passenger train along the NC Transportation Museum grounds.
GSMR 1702 leads the first Nantahala Gorge steam excursion along the bank of Fontana Lake in her new paint scheme.
GSMR 1702 leads a 2pm westbound Nantahala Gorge excursion through the small community of Almond along Fontana Lake.
Built in 1917 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, Tweetsie RR #12 leaves the Station for another trip on the short loop around Miner’s Mountain.