The 611 chugs out of town putting on an impressive show. There's NOTHING that comes close to experiencing steam first hand. It's nice to see the stuffed and mounted examples of steam locomotives ... (more)
The NCTM staff did a great job with this past weekend's night photo shoot. The photographers were treated to a ride behind the 611 as the train was used to shuttle us around the facility to variou... (more)
The NCTM staff did a great job with this past weekend's night photo shoot. The actors did a great job of posing in the high humidity, and mother nature even did her part with providing some natura... (more)
Sometimes the photo isn't always the obvious. At the organized night photo shoot of the 611 this past weekend, most photographers were trying desperately to avoid not only other photographers, but... (more)
The engineer of the 611 keeps a watchful eye on his surroundings even when resting between moves.
The conductor rides the shove as the 611 is brought to the turn table. What a treat it was to see this work of art put on another show.
Cleaning the headlight.
Stainless steel on a classic streamliner, taken at the Streamliners at Spencer event.
Several cab units soak up the afternoon sunlight as volunteers discuss the next equipment movements as they set up for the evening's night displays.
Southern Railway 6133 gets a young onlooker enjoying every bit out of seeing a train!
Built for Norfolk Southern in 1955, then bought by Peabody Coal in 1975, NS 1616 sits quietly on display in the Bob Julian roundhouse at the NCTM.
Southern railway 6133 gets the 11:30am museum train rolling from Barber junction.
The training first responders unit sits in front of a C&O F unit at the NCTM.
The Class J 611 sits in the Bob Julian roundhouse getting some touch ups before her 2017 excursion schedule begins!
The Norfolk and Western Class J number 611 pulls the last museum train of the day up the small grade on the North Carolina Transportation Museum grounds.