Sixteen cab units, as viewed from above.
Class of 1939:
Spencer's two oldest Streamliners sit side-by-side during the day's festivities. Despite their mutual age of 75 years, they look great.
The Famous Profile -
One of the most famous profiles in American railroading was on display at the night photo shoot at Spencer.
For a fan of Alco diesels, few things are better than meeting your first Alco cab unit. If that cab unit should happen to be a PA, all the better!
The Lackawanna F3 set poses for the photographers that have gathered around the Barber Junction Depot for the night photo shoot.
Fresh from a repainting by Norfolk Southern, Southern 6900 practically shone. Although it was, to a certain extent, left out of the lime-light because of the event's more exotic participants, the ... (more)
When CB&Q E5 9911-A was brought out of the roundhouse and parked so it could be prepared for its excursion duties, a large photo line appeared only a few moments after the diesel had stopped movin... (more)
Spencer didn't only have Streamliners:
Although the invading fleet of cab units got the most attention (and rightfully so), the NCTM still had an interesting collection of non-streamlined ... (more)
While not a true dome, of course, the Auto Train's Sightseer lounge is certainly the best place to watch the scenery pass by.
With 2014 being the 75th anniversary of the FT 103 demonstration tour, its last-minute appearance at Spencer was all the more special.
Presenting Streamliner #26-and-a-half:
Hoping for a unique photo opportunity, I packed this N-scale model of an NKP PA with the rest of my photo gear. I had tried a few times throughout th... (more)