Southern Railway E8 No. 6900 and FP7 No. 6133 team up to recreate a typical late-era passenger train. Were it not for the "Crescent" markings on 6900, this could be a pretty convincing r... (more)
Southern E8A 6900 and Southern F7A 6133 pull the NCTM passenger train past the Southern Water tower in Spencer on National Train day.
A passenger train with two streamlined Southern diesels loads at Barber Junction as a grandfather and granddaughter team watch the action from the shade. Two museum workers can also be seen replic... (more)
Streamliners at Spencer
One of 17 E8's ordered by Southern, Sou 6900, is blessed to live to this day! At the Streamliners At Spencer event, the beauty poses proud with other fellow streamliners and its amazing that she i... (more)
Fresh from a repainting by Norfolk Southern, Southern 6900 practically shone. Although it was, to a certain extent, left out of the lime-light because of the event's more exotic participants, the ... (more)
The 'Crescent' paint scheme looks just as good on a rounded E8 as it does a boxy GEVO.
The 'Crescent' paint schem looks just as good on a rounded E8 as it does a boxy GEVO.
The view from the cab of the 6900 at the Streamliners at Spencer event.
Southern E8A 6900, NS F7A 4270 and N&W 611 during the "Parade of Power" at the Spencer Streamliner event
Southern E8A 6900 sits with Erie E8A 833, UP E9A 949 and Iowa Pacific E8A 511 in the yard in Spencer, NC
Southern 6900 on a short train excursion in the Spencer, NC yard during the Streamliner event.
"I'm watching you watching me." Check out the guy on the fireman's side of the cab of Southern 6900 at Spencer. He's taking a photo of the gaggle of photographers around the turntable.
The NCTM's "Southern Crescent" leads an short excursion train with the UP 949. This train was operated in a push/pull configuration.
Back at home: Following two years of repairs and work in Roaonke, Southern Railway E8 #6900 returns to its duties on museum train rides back at Spencer. Today however, it runs with the assi... (more)