NHV #17 returns with the final trip for the day on hot Sunday afternoon with heat indices between 105 and 110 Fahrenheit. The crews working #17 alternated trips to avoid heat exhaustion.
The SOU Heritage Unit passes by the old Southern Railway Freight Depot (Mitchener Station) in Selma, NC. Built in 1855, this is the oldest surviving station in North Carolina.
The SOU Heritage Unit gives off lots of exhaust as it leads NS 349 westbound through farmlands in Clayton, NC.
CSX L031-13 heads southbound at sunset across the diamond in Selma, NC.
N&W 611 is tied down on the Lindley Pass Track at Pomona yard. The engine is Hot n Ready for weekend excursions. She'll be pulling 'The Roanoker' round trip from Greensboro to Roanoke and back S... (more)
NHV #17 rest under the stars awaiting passenger excursions for the 2016 calendar year. The remote location of the North Carolina Railway Museum allows for views of the Milky Way Galaxy in the Spr... (more)
N&W 611 accelerates across the Catawba River Bridge to make up lost time due to unexpected stops.
The N&W 611 rounds the S-Curves in Jamestown. I was fortunate to capture good lighting 10 seconds before this photo was taken.
Amtrak 92 departs Cary with some remaining Fall Foliage on the trees. In the background is the old Page-Walker Motel built in 1868.
ACWR Train 600 passes historic Pinehurst No. 2 Golf Course.
CSXT F728-12 takes the wye at Parmele and continues southward to Greenville, NC.
CSXT W40-12 heads north out of Rocky Mount after changing crews.
CSXT F728-12 passing through the streets of Tarboro in route of Greenville, NC.
PRR 5809 poses by the restored Barber Junction Station built in 1898. This station was moved to the North Carolina Transportation Museum in 1980.
The Reading leads NS 349 through Cary, NC on Leap Day.