Seaboard Coast Line trains meet at CTC siding at Lilesville, NC in July 1977

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The Seaboard Air Line was one of the early adopters of CTC. It began installing CTC before World War II and completed the majority of its CTC installation in the early 1950s.

Seaboard Coast Line train at CTC siding at Lilesville, NC in July 1977

An eastbound piggyback train comes through Lilesville with engine 1612 in the lead during July 1977.

Seaboard Coast Line trains meet at CTC siding at Lilesville, NC in July 1977

Engine 1635 has stopped short of the crossing while waiting for Extra 4035 West to come through Lilesville in July 1977. The sun is just about to set and I am losing my light. Disk 128