Rolling through the countryside of Forest City, NC. Q693 with a pair of fresh rebuilds leading heads south on the former Clinchfield.
The winter sun is setting on the Thermal Belt Railway's service in Forest City on New Year's Eve, 2008. The engine is on the former Southern Railway SB line, acquired by Rutherford County from NS... (more)
"Spirit of Our First Responders" CSXT 911 leads train Q693 past Doggett Grove AME Zion Church as it heads Southbound towards Spartanburg, SC.
On their maiden run fresh out of the paint shop at Huntington, WV, CSXT 911 and CSXT 1776 lead Q693 south on the old Clinchfield just south of Bostic just after a nasty storm pushed through the ar... (more)
Thermal Belt #1, the railroads only engine switches a cut of covered hoppers in Forest City.
A northbound mty man rips along the former Clinchfield main just south of Bostic, en route to Erwin and then north to the Kentucky coalfields for another train load of steam coal.
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.