Tractors and trains, Oh My! The first day of the old threshers reunion is underway!
The handy dandy railroad is busy today as this is the first day of the old threshers reunion at the Denton farm park.
Tractors and steam trains! Looks like a threshers reunion to me! ...the always fun Southeast Old Threshers Reunion in Denton NC.
Denton is more about tractors that trains, but a steam loco no matter the size has an undeniable presence. Visit www.threshers.com.
There's no mistaking that a steam engine has been here. After making numerous runs around the 1.5 mile loop throughout the day, the crew has dumped the ash from the little ex-Navy switcher and par... (more)
For a 1.5 mile loop, there are a surprising number of photo possibilities. A flock of geese scatter as #9 begins barking up the very steep back side of the loop track on the first run of the day.... (more)
The purpose of the annual 5-day Southeastern Old Threshers reunion is to give 1000s of visitors the chance to see what rural life was once like. Of course there are steam train rides, and here a r... (more)
Looks like the "office" needs a little work.
There are just two options in NC when it comes to standard gauge steam: both are 0-4-0's operating a few days a year on landlocked lines. The most obscure option is the Denton Farm Park's attracti... (more)
There are likely not too many US steam locos that have been active for 27 years and have never been captured for RP, this is an exception. #9 was built for the US Navy by Porter as a tank engine ... (more)