The conductor rides the shove as the 611 is brought to the turn table. What a treat it was to see this work of art put on another show.
Cleaning the headlight.
Stainless steel on a classic streamliner, taken at the Streamliners at Spencer event.
Several cab units soak up the afternoon sunlight as volunteers discuss the next equipment movements as they set up for the evening's night displays.
Southern Railway 6133 gets a young onlooker enjoying every bit out of seeing a train!
Built for Norfolk Southern in 1955, then bought by Peabody Coal in 1975, NS 1616 sits quietly on display in the Bob Julian roundhouse at the NCTM.
Southern railway 6133 gets the 11:30am museum train rolling from Barber junction.
The training first responders unit sits in front of a C&O F unit at the NCTM.
The Class J 611 sits in the Bob Julian roundhouse getting some touch ups before her 2017 excursion schedule begins!
The Norfolk and Western Class J number 611 pulls the last museum train of the day up the small grade on the North Carolina Transportation Museum grounds.
The queen of steam 611 breaks the silence of the Bob Julian roundhouse in Spencer as she gets put into her spot for the night.
The last museum train of the day, pulled by Class J 611, rolls past the row of Crape Myrtle trees in full bloom on the NCTM grounds.
611 gets turned at put back to her spot at the NCTM in Spencer.
What looks like sometime in the 1950s, is actually in 2016. The Southern Railway 6900 stares down the Class J number 611 as she gets put away to her usual spot at the NCTM grounds.
SOU 2601 posses next to NS 5642 NS Honoring First Responders at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC at the model train show there.