Engine 6 headed south to Statesville.
Alexander #6 works a southbound load of ties through Stony Point, NC.
#6 heads east on a foggy morning.
This shot is in memory of the classic green and yellow Alcos that once worked the ARC. They've gone EMD now.
On a beautiful spring day, the ARC crew goes about their duties switching a concrete plant.
In a departure from some of the previous rural scenes of the quaint short line, known to locals as the "June Bug Line," ARC 6 pulls a cut of boxcars out of a warehouse district in west Statesville... (more)
ARC 6 tackles yet another short, steep hill on this twisting undulating line. Notice that the unit is not MU equipped. While much of the ARC's traffic originates near the NS interchange in State... (more)
Every morning, five days a week, the ARC crew unlocks this rusty old pad lock, which serves as the sole ARC yard security in Taylorsville, fires up an old switcher such as Alco #6, and rolls off t... (more)
The ARC was formed in 1946 to take over about 20 miles of a SOU branch from Statesville to Taylorsville, and not much has changed since as evidenced by this scene: ARC 6, with one of its eyes put ... (more)
And the April 2008 Darwin Award goes to...the guy in the black S10. For those wondering, the loco was moving, if only at roughly 10 MPH. The pickup, however, barely cleared since the driver had a... (more)
ARC 6 begins her day running light southbound out of Taylorsville through front and back yards in great morning light. The little Alco was built in 1953 and came to the ARC in 1976. Her 6-cylinde... (more)
ARC #6 billows smoke as it drags its train up the hill to cross I-40.
The Alexander Railroad switcher shoves a cut of boxcars into an Interior Loading Dock.