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  1. NS SD60

    NS SD60

    A very clean SD60 leads Norfolk Southern 846 through Cary, North Carolina.
  2. Piedmont Sunset

    Piedmont Sunset

    Amtrak train 74, the northbound Piedmont, makes a station stop at Cary, North Carolina as the sun is setting.
  3. New Paint

    New Paint

    Aberdeen, Carolina & Western #9529 is freshly painted in the road's new livery, seen here heading into Aberdeen.
  4. ACWR Rollercoaster

    ACWR Rollercoaster

    An Aberdeen, Carolina & Western grain train (plus a few wood chip loads) negotiates a steep hill heading out of Pinehurst, North Carolina.
  5. Flag Day

    Flag Day

    Old Glory is flying high as Amtrak's Silver Star rolls into Raleigh, North Carolina on Flag Day 2009.
  6. Amtrak 193

    Amtrak 193

    Amtrak's Carolinian is on time, and judging by her speed, intends to stay that way.
  7. NS 846

    NS 846

    Norfolk Southern train 846 rolls through downtown Cary, NC on a nice spring day.
  8. CSX 8041

    CSX 8041

    CSX employee day featured cab rides in SD40-2's 8041 and 8043.
  9. NS 9787

    NS 9787

    NS C40-9W #9787 brings train 350 through Cary, North Carolina.
  10. Amtrak #2

    Amtrak #2

    Amtrak P42DC #2 leads the Carolinian as it is about to depart Cary, North Carolina
  11. The Carolinian

    The Carolinian

    Amtrak's Carolinian makes a station stop at Cary, North Carolina.
  12. Circus Train

    Circus Train

    Amtrak's Silver Star flies past the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus train being assembled for it's trip to Atlanta.
  13. Amtrak 192

    Amtrak 192

    The Silver Star, Amtrak 92, is right on time as it prepares to make a station stop at Cary, NC
  14. NS 9721

    NS 9721

    NS train 350 is early today, running ahead of Amtrak's Silver Star.
  15. Amtrak in the Fog

    Amtrak in the Fog

    Amtrak's train #92, the northbound Silver Star rolls to a stop on a foggy day in Cary, NC.
  16. CSX Single Digit

    CSX Single Digit

    CSX AC4400CW #8 brings a train from the west into the Hamlet yard.
  17. Big MAC

    Big MAC

    A CSX SD70MAC leads a train through the maze of tracks leading out of the Hamlet yard.
  18. CSX 5340

    CSX 5340

    A CSX freight heads west out of the yard at Hamlet with a fairly clean GEVO.
  19. A & R 205

    A & R 205

    Aberdeen & Rockfish GP7 #205 starts its day with some light switching.
  20. NS OCS

    NS OCS

    Norfolk Southern train 951, aka the "Office Car Special" rolls through Clayton, North Carolina enroute from Raleigh to Morehead City. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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