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  1. CSX 7786

    CSX 7786

    CSX C40-8W #7786 is in the lead of a northbound train at Selma, North Carolina on a cold but sunny March morning.
  2. K653


    CSX train K653, the southbound "Juice Train" on it's way to the Sunshine State.
  3. Tropicana


    The Tropicana Juice Train speeds by a rural crossing enroute to Florida.
  4. On the Move

    On the Move

    A CSX mixed freight train hits the diamonds at Selma.
  5. Sunset


    A CSX train is about the cross the diamonds in front of the Selma depot.
  6. R.E.A.


    Railway Express Agency cart
  7. Riding Off Into the Sunset

    Riding Off Into the Sunset

    Amtrak's Carolinian heads west into the sunset at Selma, North Carolina.
  8. Running Late

    Running Late

    Amtrak train #79, the southbound Carolinian arrives at Selma about 3 hours late.
  9. Ugly Duckling

    Ugly Duckling

    My vote for the world's ugliest diesel: an NS ES44DC still in primer. This one is pulling a train long-hood forward past the Selma depot enroute to Garner, NC.
  10. Yet Another GEVO

    Yet Another GEVO

    A CSX extra coal train rolls south towards Selma, North Carolina with one of the road's new GEVO's up front.
  11. CSX 212

    CSX 212

    CSX AC44CW #212 leads a southbound train past the depot at Selma, NC.
  12. DSCF1584


    A northbound CSX freight is about to meet a southbound train at Selma, North Carolina.
  13. Carolinian


    Amtrak's soutbound Carolinian heads for the station at Selma, North Carolina.
  14. Palmetto


    Amtrak train #89, the Palmetto, is running several hours late (as usual) as it departs Selma, NC.
  15. CSX 4728

    CSX 4728

    CSX southbound passes the depot at Selma.
  16. CSX 4776

    CSX 4776

    A southbound CSX freight rolls through Selma, North Carolina.
  17. Haulin' Trash

    Haulin' Trash

    CSX train Q409 (aka, the Trash Train) heads south towards Selma.
  18. Oops!


    The EMS unit (with lights and sirens on) in the backgound got to the crossing just in time to sit and wait.
  19. Yellow Nose

    Yellow Nose

    CSX SD70MAC #715 leads a train north out of Selma, North Carolina on a hot summer day.
  20. Amtrak's Palmetto speeds through the Carolinas

    Amtrak's Palmetto speeds through the Carolinas

    Amtrak's Palmetto speeds through Selma, N.C., April, 2003. This is a cropped photo of an earlier photo. Taken with a digital camera. 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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