NS 18M cruises through beautiful downtown Thomasville with an old SD40-2 leading a mixed bag of power.
SOU 2601 and SOU 3170 ease their train to a stop at the Barber Junction depot to get instructions at the night photo session at NCTM.
An evening May shower greets a Southern manifest extra sitting under the former "Rocky Ridge" signals with a pair of tuxedo EMDs on the point.
A passenger train with two streamlined Southern diesels loads at Barber Junction as a grandfather and granddaughter team watch the action from the shade. Two museum workers can also be seen replic... (more)
Southern extra 3170 south stops by the Barber Junction depot to pick up train orders at the National Train Day night photo shoot in Spencer.
NS P60 charges eastbound out of the setting sun at Barber with an all long hood forward older set of power pulling a forty-six car train for Linwood Yard.
Norfolk Southern's Pennsylvania heritage locomotive leads train 214 north through the small mill town of Landis on a beautiful morning in Tar Heel country.
NS train 214 rolls northbound at Eleventh Street, passing a memorial for a person killed by a train several months before. There are too many of these easily avoidable tragedies.
Two of CSX's aging Dash 8 locomotives pull Q485 through Hamlet Avenue on a beautiful first day of April.
CSX Q493 begins its trek for Charleston, SC with two GEs pulling the train through the control point at Hamlet Avenue.
CSX local F792 builds their train at the south end of Monroe Yard with a CITX leaser on the point.
A pair of conventional cab Dash 8s lead X619 through the south end of Marshville siding on the hilly Monroe Subdivision.
Two SD40-2s rumble into Landis with a train of loaded company rail for points north.
In the late evening, four older EMD locomotives snake off of the Asheville main and under the signals at 11th Street with road local P60.
NCTM hostlers take the museum's Southern Railway FP7A for a spin on the turntable. ACL 4-6-0 #1031 and a Southern derrick are seen sitting outside the roundhouse.