With the Spring blossoms in full swing, Blue Ridge Southern's Canton-Asheville job, BLU T31, passes a large stone structure in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
BLU T31 powers upgrade at the milepost 6 on the old Southern Murphy Branch.
Fresh Paint: Having finished interchanging with Vermont Railway, recently repainted MEC SD40-2 #614 leads ST Train XO-1 out of North Bennington Yard as it begins its return trip to Mechanic... (more)
A mother and her daughter wave to passing Norfolk Southern local P86 from the observation deck at the Hub City Railroad Museum in Spartanburg, SC.
I think Canadian Pacific only painted one unit to honor the 1986 World's Fair (The reason I was in BC). At least CP was nice enough to put it on the head end. Does anyone know the name of the mo... (more)
After dying in Ayer, the MBTA work extra with GP40-1 no. 3247 was forced to be rescued by a PAR unit, which happened to be LTEX 8955 to help push it into the old Ford yard. Certainly a one of a ki... (more)
With the Blue Ridge Mountains standing tall in the background, Blue Ridge Southern T31 returns to Canton, NC after making a run to Asheville to interchange with Norfolk Southern.
BN 7171 leads a transfer thru Brighton Park on Thanksgiving
weekend in 1990. The hand operated semaphores were a throwback to a different era.
T31 climbs upgrade past the Non Automatic Block Approach Signal at the #1 milepost on the old Southern Murphy Branch.
A lengthy 11 hour shift comes to an end as BLU T31 pulls into Canton, NC and prepares to tie their train down and clock off.
With all thier work at Norfolk Southern's yard in Asheville taken care of, Blue Ridge Southern T31 crosses the French Broad River as they head for the T-Line, returning to Canton, NC.
After cutting away from their train at the MC Yard the crew of SU-100 reaches the end of their trip as they relay the road power by the Ridgefield Park Stati... (more)
Ex HLCX, exx BNSF (BN), now NS SD40-2 sits at Tenille Depot over the weekend. Behind it sit another SD40-2 with front end damage.
The Monday-Friday OE Express runs south to Albany after waiting for 663 and the Rock train to enter Tigard Yard. The SD45 carbody looks very rugged with the SP light fixture.
MILW extra 24 west slows for a meet at Beverly, WA. The lead unit was common on the point of Milwaukee freights out west as it was a slave master for remote control. It also had an ice breaker ab... (more)