In late Spring 2005, a volunteer at the North Carolina Transportation Museum works on Graham County Shay 1925. The locomotve was obviously still running at this tim, but by 2008 was taken out of s... (more)
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)
Graham County #1926 working at Topton, NC in August 1963.
One of the most famous Shay locomotives in the South, Graham County 1925 now spends its days idle inside the Robert Julian Roundhouse at Spencer, awaiting a possible return to service.
This is a detail shot of the number plate on the front of Graham County Railroad shay number 1925, which currently resides at the NC Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC.
The 12.13 mile Graham County Railroad operated between Topton and Robbinsville from the wye at Junction, the interchange with the Southern Railroad’s Murphy freight only branch. Graham County Sh... (more)
Graham County shay #1926 at the Southern Rwy interchange at Topton during the summer of 1963.
Graham County Shay #1926 at Topton, NC (the junction with the Southern Rwy) during the summer of 1963.
Graham County RR GE 70-ton #102 at Bear Creek Junction, NC in the fall of '74.
Graham County Shay 1925 leaving Robbinsville for Topton in the summer of 1963.
Graham County shay #1926 working between Bear Creek and Robbinsville in this rural scene from the summer of 1963.
Graham County Shay #1926 leading its train south of Robbinsville, NC in this January 1961 scene.
The North Carolina Transporation musuem has quite an assortment in their railroad collection, including this Graham County shay.
Graham County Shay #1926 leading a short train between Topton and Robbinsville, NC in June 1962.
Shay 1925 leads a short train around the NCTM grounds.