Night scene as the N&W 611 sits at Barber Junction station in Spencer, NC.
A unique scene of vintage railroading share the spotlight at Spencer, NC...many of these locomotives never shared trackage when they were in service.
A pair of sole-surviving units catch up on old times at the Spencer roundhouse...one local, one from a long ways away.
A tour boat floats downstream as a long line of empties snakes down the New River and across the bridge at Hawks Nest.
WMSR 734 thunders into Brush tunnel on a photo freight.
In a scene that could have played out seventy years ago, two inquisitive children are dwarfed by the huge behemoth reversing into the yard.
The autumn silence is shattered as WMSR 734 pours on the steam approaching Brush tunnel as the sun breaks through the clouds.
Southern #2601 sits in the darkness as her children get all the fanfare.
Old meets new as Southern 630 splits the signal and passes southbound auto-racks going into Charlotte.
Framed by Grimes Mill, Southern #630 heads northwest towards Barber, NC. The mill is actually older than the locomotive by eight years.
Railfans jump out of their cars to photograph UP 844 rolling over the elevated trestle heading east out of St. Louis.
Railfan ponders the immensity of a steam locomotive.
Railroading in Western Carolina may have looked not too different than this 100 years ago.
A local with GP38-2 #5107 at the head rolls through the pouring rain towards Richfield
#5252 passes a southbound in the siding as it rolls north out of Charlotte.