Running with a pair of anniversary motors instead of F-Units, the dinner train is near the preferred photo angle by the depot. You have enough time to get both.
ACWR's freshly repainted E9 leads their passenger train consist at Pinehurst.
ACWR's OCS boards passengers at Pinehurst on a pleasant summer morning in the Sandhills.
Aberdeen Carolina & Western train 900 in Seven Lakes
Operating over the CSX as Z546-06 R.J. Corman's Kentucky Derby train nears the Downs for the 149th running. Pulling todays train are Cormans anniversary edition SD70M's
2023 and 1973.
Magenta. Why magenta, you ask? Simple answer: some company printing with red designation in the logo/herald was returned with this hue....and it stuck. When it came time to paint these two ex-N... (more)
First Time for Cab Diesels? The ACWR does a railfan-friendly movement of its passenger cars, moving for the first time beyond Star to Charlotte. The train is led by its beautiful (to most,... (more)
Easing into Star where they will then diverge onto the original NS tangent into Charlotte.
Excursion train to Aberdeen is heading down the well-kept mainline with two ex-Florida Central coaches as part of the consist. #703 is is ex-Go Transit/Tri Rail.
ACWR 271 and ACWR 270, (ex NS OCS), visits the queen city for the first time since it's fresh new paint job. I hate the NS sold these, but i'd be lying if I said they didn't look pretty.
Aberdeen, Carolina, and Western's former NS F9A/B set rolls northbound in a going-away shot at Biscoe, NC.
Aberdeen, Carolina, and Western's former NS F9A/B set rolls westbound by a cotton field just east of Oakboro.
Aberdeen, Carolina, and Western's former NS F9A/B set trundles westbound past the McRae Industries footware plant between Troy and Mt. Gilead.
Aberdeen, Carolina, and Western's former NS F9A/B set pause at the bridge over the Pee Dee River at the Tillery Dam. This beautiful train on the original Norfolk Southern's main line was carrying... (more)
ACWR passenger excursion passes parked CSX power near Pinehurst, NC. Also fire hydrant.