The Sandhills Division of the ACWR is loaded with Loblolly Pines. These vast confiner forests are one of my favorite attractions to Moore County, NC. Photography and bird watching go hand in han... (more)
Guests enjoy a lunch break at the beautiful Pinehurst Country Club, while the F9s sit amongst dandelions adjacent to The Cradle Short Course. The flowers really compliment the golden-yellow paint... (more)
Aberdeen, Carolina & Western passes an old rustic shed in Seven Lakes. This passenger excursion traversed ACWR's entire Sandhills Division.
Aberdeen, Carolina & Western unveils their freshly painted F9 (A/B) units. These engines formally pulled Norfolk Southern's Officer Train and were sold to ACWR in 2019. ACWR put on a fantastic s... (more)
NS 350 rolls through Garner with the Lackawanna heritage unit 2nd out.
#90 returns back to Strasburg chasing a golden sun on the horizon.
Great Smoky Mountains #1702 riding the hand pushed turntable.
Great Smoky Mountains #1702 getting hot and ready for the 9:00 am excursion on a cool foggy morning.
Amtrak 92 passes through the rolling hills in Clayton, NC.
Aberdeen Carolina & Western Train #300 crossing the Pee Dee River just below Norwood Dam (referred to as "Hydro" by locals) in route to Star, NC.
Amtrak 79 creates a dust storm of pollen as it passes through Garner.
Amtrak 76 arrives in Raleigh during a February snowstorm.
NS 6W4 brings a unit ethanol train through Raleigh, en route to Selma, NC.
Amtrak cuts through the cold air on a crisp, Winter day.
The Queen of Steam heads home to a likely retirement at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.