The Canadian invasion continues around western North Carolina. Here, CP #9843 leads westbound 135 off #1 mainline as it departs for Knoxville under the signal bridge at Russell.
In beautiful afternoon sunlight 162 arrives from Sheffield, AL (via Knoxville) with two KCS units for power.
The Wabash heritage unit leads train 134 into Asheville under the cover of darkness at four minutes after midnight on this balmy summer evening.
With the sun rapidly setting, the crew of the LDG88 switch out the alcohol and Land O' Lakes plant at Russell, Kansas. After switching here, the crew will highball to Hays and tie up for the night... (more)
P31 enters the yard in Asheville as it passes the only remaining structure (the smokestack) of the old Ice House.
With the last rays of sun gracing the sky of western Kansas, IC 6201 heads west towards Sharon Springs, Kansas and its eventual destination of Milliken, CO.
NS #3210 leads the Asheville to Canton Turn job through the River Arts District in Asheville, NC. The smokestack is all that remains of the former icehouse that was recently demolished.
A rare visitor to Asheville, UP #8069 leads westbound empty hopper train 745 through the interlocking at Russell.
After being held up in West Springfield due to mechanical problems, Q425 heads west through Russell.
Switching a cut of cars in the yard