Would you believe Souther was short on power and head end cars and this set ended up in North Carolina? OK, would you believe..........? No doubt about this, it’s pretty.
Downgraded from the beautiful “Zephyrs” racing across the plaines this magnificent beast humbly provides museum visitors it’s a delightful tour.
NW 611 Sitting alongside other rolling stock at the NC Transportation Museum
A Line of exotic diesels at the Spencer roundhouse. Southern 6900 has always been my personal favorite.
Amtrak 307 side by side with NW 611... If only photo conditions were much more ideal.
Southern 6133 rests inside the tattered shops in Spencer, NC in May of 1987. Things looked pretty rough back then.....
NW 611 getting cleaned and shined up for its excursion run.
NW 611 passes the NS 911 Honoring our First Responders locomotive pulling a short frieght on the museum track.
"It ain't prototype". Yeah, but it's pretty. This late model GP9 is great looking in passenger colors, which it did not wear in service. N&W as it should have been I like to think.
LCV 126 backs into the south end of the Spencer complex with the roundhouse and massive backshop in the background.
A Tuscan red Geep races along with a hot N&W passenger train...at 10MPH on the museum's short train ride.
With the motto, "have engine will travel," the father and son Gramling team have brought steam to thousands over the past decade. For the next month, their LVC 0-6-0 will be residing at ... (more)
This is the current state of the fast moving Fire Up 611 campaign. The superheater unit is back in and the boiler has passed its hydrostatic test. As evidenced in this shot, clearly the Southern r... (more)