In May 2005, Aberdeen & Rockfish GP38s 405 and 400 rest over the weekend in the small North Carolina town of Raeford. They were parked at the interchange with the Laurinburg & Southern. AR 405 wa... (more)
The A&R crew picked up a car at the farm supply center east of Raeford and took a quick break for a snack at Dundarrach on the way to Fayetteville.
'Cause every Foamer Crazy 'Bout a Sharp Dressed LocomotiveAberdeen & Rockford GP38 405, seen here at Raeford's Burlington Industries factory on October 16, 2008, is ex-NIWX 4215, ex... (more)
Many people have asked me over the years "What is your favorite shortline?" Well folks, here it is. And this photo typifies why. Two factory-original EMD units in spotless as-delivere... (more)
The daily train from Aberdeen has dropped three cars and its caboose on the main, and is taking an empty gondola on a side track to a scale to be weighed.
The daily Aberdeen and Rockfish local ambles into Raeford, NC on a warm May day. Thiry-three years later, the GP38 continues to serve its original owner.
1/3rd of Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad's locomotive roster - GP7 #205, CF7 #2486 and GP18 #300 - are seen working the unloading building for corn at the Tyton NC Biofuels ethanol biorefinery locate... (more)
This trip was one of very few ever run on the A&R. An NRHS chapter well west of here (I don't remember which.) brought in three very cobbled-up old passenger cars and did quite well in ticket sal... (more)
A blast of the horn carries for miles across the sandhills of North Carolina, but the sound of the locomotive bell - that means you're close. The hurried clang-clang-clang, rising in pitch as it a... (more)
Four of the A&R's seven diesels switch the FCI siding at Raeford.