The A&W heads into Sanford for a morning of switching. The A&W is an "original" shortline being chartered in the late 1890s to run about 25 miles from Sanford to Lillington NC. In the mo... (more)
CSX F741 gets a medium clear signal at Sanford to line into the siding as the Atlantic & Western picks up cars at the interchange.
An Atlantic & Western train coming into Sanford, NC in this September 1985 scene. The engine is on lease from Rail Switching Service.
Atlantic & Western 101 (former D&S #502) at Sanford, NC sporting a fresh coat of paint.
Hey modelers, you can run a pig train behind your 70 Tonner. Back in the day when ATW went all the way from Sanford to Jonesboro (3 miles or so), SCL kept a switcher in town, SOU came in from Gre... (more)
There's a good chance this little treasure is still sitting at this same spot. I took picture here just a few years ago.
A tiny remnant of a it's former self this little line used only one unit in those days.
SCL GP30s 1337 and 1328 working at Sanford, NC in 1969.
Four SCL GPs lead a train through Sanford, NC in October 1970.
Atlantic & Western 109 "C. L. McNeill" is a "Paducah Rebuilt" GP10. This engine was built as Rio Grande GP9 5943, then sold to the Illinois Central Gulf, which rebuilt it into GP10 8323. It was ... (more)
Rare action photo of an ATW movement - ATW 109 is on the front and at the rear is RSSX 1219 and SW1200.
How's that for a hi-rail truck?! And it's in proper ATW colors.