Norfolk Southern local P89 leaves the Asheville Yard as it prepares to cross the French Broad River to work industries further into Western NC.
Storm clouds from Florence move in from the coast as the Skyland empties await permission to enter Asheville Yard.
135 departs Asheville under stormy skies with a colorful consist on this late Winter afternoon.
Coal loads for Skyland (Arden, NC) split the signals at Murphy Junction with a visitor from south of the border leading the way.
Black and Yellow, Rubber and Steel. T31 hauls its daily Canton to Asheville manifest behind a loaded GREX rock train.
A mixed bag of power leads westbound 135 out of Asheville over the icy French Broad river for it's run to Knoxville, TN.
The Blue Ridge is alive with Spring colors as Catawba empties (741) pass through Azalea looking back towards the Black Mountains. Interstate 40 parallels the S-Line between East Asheville at Ridg... (more)
Blue Ridge Southern's T31 job crosses the French Broad river as it arrives into Asheville to interchange with NS.
Blue Ridge Southern's W84 job winds its way through Biltmore Village in Asheville with H/W equipment for the new natural gas plant at Lake Julian.
Watco's Blue Ridge Southern train T-31 moves two GE turbines to the under construction natural gas plant at Lake Julian (Skyland).
Southern 630 blows off some steam as she pulls the 1st excursion of the day from the NS Asheville Yard on Sunday 4/21/13 at 8:00 a.m.
NS 135 starts its way on the River Line in Asheville passing through the arts district at sunrise.
A BNSF GEVO catches some sun under one an old Southern cantilever signal bridge.
Watco's Blue Ridge Southern train W44 crosses Interstate 40 on it's evening run westbound into Asheville.
Having just completed the first half of their round trip from Spencer to Asheville, NW 611 and the NS Southern Heritage unit turns the train on the wye. It's likely that this was the last passenge... (more)