The daily turn from Canton-Asheville is on the final few miles of it's westbound return as it crosses the high bridge just east of Canton, NC.
Climbing westbound toward Canton Yard with a solid loaded chip train, T31 crosses the 100 year old East Canton Trestle in beautiful storm light this afternoon.
T31 heads east through Hominy Valley.
T31 with a short train ducks under the Groundhog Rd. bridge bound for Asheville from Canton.
T59 emerges from a tree tunnel and into the morning sun, passing milepost 18 and the Canton yard limits. The train is returning light after a short morning of switching in Waynesville to the west.... (more)
The daily T31 Asheville turn is almost back home as it climbs the stiff grade into town.
Blue Ridge Southern T31 screams up the Camelback Grade, clinging to a lush hillside, as it approaches Canton.
Blue Ridge Southern's local to Waynesburg heads west with a pair of GPs and a short train, with signs of spring becoming evident in the North Carolina mountains.
Blue Ridge Southern's turn to Asheville works the yard at Canton, NC assembling its train for interchange to NS.
Blue Ridge Southern T59 departs Canton for Waynesville as the sun tries to burn through the early morning fog on a July morning.
Blue Ridge Paper (Evergreen) SW1001 #6056 works down the switchback adjacent to the plant in Canton, NC on a beautiful January afternoon in the mountains of Western North Carolina.
The former SD45's bring a lengthy train through the snaking S-curves as it rides down Camelback Grade out of Canton.
Built new as Delaware and Hudson 7619, WAMX 3932 sits on the house track in Canton awaiting attention from the Blue Ridge Southern mechanical team.
Blue Ride Southern T59 shoves across the Pigeon River while working the west yard in Canton, NC with a pair of WATCO GP39-2's in charge.