This is our entry in Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Wheels.
These are the driving wheels of Atlantic Coast Line steam locomotive 1031 on display at the North Carolina Transportation Museum, the Southern Railroad’s steam locomotive repair facility in Spencer, North Carolina. This class K-15-S 4-6-0 “ten-wheeler” locomotive ran on standard (4′-8½”) gauge tracks. Its builder’s plate identifies The Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, PA, as the builder, with production date 1913 and number 39884.
This photo was taken on August 13, 2016. Specs are:
Canon 100D, ISO 1600, f/5.6, 1/30 sec, 18 mm
If you would like to learn more about steam locomotives, visit this website for Surviving Steam Locomotives in the USA.