Built for Norfolk Southern in 1955, then bought by Peabody Coal in 1975, NS 1616 sits quietly on display in the Bob Julian roundhouse at the NCTM.
Norfolk Southern Baldwin AS-416 #1616 is seen at the roundhouse at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Norfolk Southern 1616 rests in the roundhouse next to the last of the foreign power from the Streamliners event, C&O 8016.
Spencer didn't only have Streamliners:
Although the invading fleet of cab units got the most attention (and rightfully so), the NCTM still had an interesting collection of non-streamlined ... (more)
C&NW Baldwin AS-16M 1498 (ex-MKT 141) shows off its EMD GP9 long hood while switching the industries in Appleton, Wis., on December 20, 1980. Katy had the unit repowered by EMD in 1960, which resu... (more)
Original Norfolk Southern Extra 1613 South is doubling out of the yard at Glenwood in preparation for a late afternoon departure. This was a Sunday, and this particular train would set-off severa... (more)
The morning line up at the east end of yard 5... As the rusted railhead shows, they have been lined up like this for some time. The Nekoosa Paper 14, a S1, and Milwaukee Road 760, a H10-44 share ... (more)
Three Baldwin AS-416's idle outside the diesel shop at Glenwood Yard, Raleigh, NC in December 1973. White flags are displayed on engine 1611, as this set of power will handle an extra south about... (more)
Original NS Extra 1615 South (Gulf Turn) leans into the wide reverse curve at Willow Springs, NC enroute Gulf, NC. 34.1 miles away. This job will work back to Raleigh, NC arriving tonight about 1... (more)
'Original' NS Baldwin #1615 leads a train for the Durham Branch at Duncan, NC || Summer 1971
The engine and caboose for the Fayetteville run sits in Fuquay-Varina, NC in this February 1972 scene.
Westbound NS train 63 departing Raleigh, September 1972
Northbound 'original' NS freight at Kipling, NC on the Fayetteville line || January 1972