With the train put together and air tested 960 waits out a down pour before leaving town
A Lackawanna/Erie meet goes on during the diesel parade at Spencer NC.
With the big event over crews put together a 960 that will leave later in the day for Roanoke VA, the 961 that will go west is out of sight behind the Southern GP30.
What is a better way to shoot all 20 heritage units?? From the air! All 20 heritage units and NS 1030 sit around the turntable in Spencer to celebrate NS's 30th anniversary.
It takes all this and more to keep the North Carolina Transportation Museum up and running.
The engineer on the 544 rings the bell as he enter the roundhouse. Thanks to the NCTM for making this possible.
Shay 1925 leads a short train around the NCTM grounds.
A view of the dual control stands common to N&W and Southern locomotives for easier long and short hood forward operations.
A short N&W local passenger train prepares to depart the Barber Junction station on its last run of the day at the North Carolin Transportation Museum.
Looks like lots of work going on in the roundhouse, both steam and diesel, at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC
A view of the CTC board for the Hamlet, NC dispatcher shows a portion of the Seaboard Airline main line from Hamlet to Raleigh. This portion shows the connection with the Aberdeen & Rockfish in Ab... (more)
NCTM engineer brings his train to a stop before backing up to the Barber station to let off the 15 or so passengers.
My three year old son loved Thomas but now at six it is "for babies"