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Lending a helping hand, 2010.

Color digital image showing a conductor helping unload a bike at Durham, N.C.; image dates to October 2010.

Carolinian brochure, 1984.

Multicolor printed paper brochure made to promote a trial version of the Carolinian (Charlotte-New York), which ran from October 1984 until September 1985. Through the financial support of the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the current version of the Carolinian launched with an inaugural run on May 11, 1990. From the Amtrak Corporate Collection.

Piedmont train departing Raleigh, 2012.

Color digital image showing a Piedmont (Raleigh-Charlotte) train departing the Raleigh station.

Carolinian inaugural invitation, 1990.

Multi-color printed paper invitation with envelope and RSVP card issued for the inauguration of the Carolinian (New York-Charlotte). From the Ann Owens Collection. Through the financial support of the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the current version of the Carolinian launched with an inaugural run on May 11, 1990. Although the train ran between Charlotte and New York, it was paired with the Palmetto (New York-Jacksonville, Fla.) between Rocky Mount, N.C.
and New York City. In 1991, the Carolinian began
traveling the entire New York-Charlotte route as
a separate train.

Carolinian button

Promotional button for the Carolinian. Metal button with pin; measures approximately 1 3/4" by 2 3/4".

North Carolina DOT Locomotives

NCDOT Locomotives #1797 and #1755 outside of Raleigh, N.C.