A former Family Lines GP16 now working for the Caldwell County Railroad returns from the NS interchange in Hickory, NC.
Former Family Lines G16 #1811 picks up three cars at the NS interchange in Hickory, NC as a westbound NS train in the distance makes its way through downtown.
CWCY GP16 #1811 shoves a cut of covered hoppers into a stub end track in Hickory Yard on a crisp November morning.
Ex Family Lines with two conductors on the point on their way back from a hard days work switching railcars for various companies along the line.
CWCY 1811 sits in Hickory, North Carolina as it waits for its train to be loaded before heading to points north.
With one car in tow for Shurtape Technologies, 68 year old 1811 leads north over the Catawba River.
One of the Caldwell's antique GP16 rebuilds, still in Family Lines paint and running light, crosses US321 in Hickory on the way back to the company yard.
The crew of the Caldwell County Railroad is bringing their customer, Shurtape Technologies, a single tanker car. They will drop this car off and pick up 1 that is waiting for them just out of vi... (more)
Coming to the end of their Tuesday journey, the Caldwell County Railroad GP16 rumbles past Grace Church on the outskirts of Hickory.
A line that only sees traffic once or twice a week comes alive as the Caldwell County Railroad classic Family Lines GP16 rolls through Hudson. It is passing St. John's Lutheran Church with a load... (more)
The Caldwell County Railroad local heads South across the Catawba River bridge back to Hickory, NC. The GP16 is still in Family Lines paint
CWCY 1811 sitting at the Hickory yard along with a few transload cars.
Taken with iPhone
Engineer Don McGrady and brakeman (normally engineer) Mickey McGrady do some switching in the CWCY "yard" in Hickory, NC.
CWCY 1811 heads through Hudson, NC.
CWCY 1811 in Hickory, NC.