Thermal Belt Railway SW1 sits quiet in downtown Bostic awaiting for its next call of duty. She currently wears a Nathan P5 horn and has be rebuilt with a Cummins diesel. The Thermal Belt Railway a... (more)
Thermal Belt's SW1, No. 1, rests on the siding in Bostic, NC on a chilly night in late February.
The sun has just set behind Bostic, NC as power for the Thermal Belt Railway rests on the siding in town.
Thermal Belt #1, the railroads only engine switches a cut of covered hoppers in Forest City.
Thermal Belt Rwy #1 (built in 1937) sits in Forest City awaiting its next switching duties in March 1995.
After setting off the loaded cars, TBRY1 prepares to pull into siding and pick up the empties.
Rare power, running backward, TBRY1 pulling plastic pellets to local industry.
One of the oldest operating diesels shoves an empty hopper westward on former Southern trackage.