T31 rolls across Camelback trestle in the peak of 2017 leaves.
I haven't chased 59 in a while so I decided to grab them on the way to breakfast.
Just as morning light gets over the mountain, the Evergreen yard switcher returns to the yard after switching the plant's power station. The locomotive has been recently repainted in a tribute sch... (more)
THE CLINCHFIELD LIVES AGAIN. After passing Q696 at Rocky Siding and climbing the loops through Spruce Pine, Q692 continues north towards Kingsport. It's almost like it was 5 years ago... if it wer... (more)
T59 woke me up this morning and since it was nice I decided to grab a few shots. Here they are slowing to a stop at Evergreen Packaging. The conductor will dismount and go to plant office for pape... (more)
MEET AT BRYSON CITY: 2-8-0 #1702 moves west towards the turn table after dropping off it's train. Mean while, recently painted 2467 reverses west to switch the coach yard.
The Greenville and Western local stops to pick up a buffer car brought in on an earlier ethanol train. After making this pickup, they would retrieve two outbound ethanol cars before proceeding nor... (more)
T59 returns east after dropping cars at Jackson Paper in Sylva. While most of the Murphy Branch between Asheville and Addie is heavy continuous welded rail, needed to safely transport loaded LPG t... (more)
A beautiful Saturday morning finds Pickens U18B "Baby Boat" 9508 resting in Belton awaiting Monday's call to duty. This was taken on a trip to see the Greenville and Western whose yard office is j... (more)
Greenville and Western 4204 pulls two cars from the large Kinder Morgan facility in Cheddar. Can anyone spot a touch of orange at the rear? Behind the engine is several cars from the Pickens Rail... (more)
On a trip with a fellow railfan that ended up a trip with 5 or 6 people chasing, GSMR 1702 rolls through one of the many large farms in the Thomas Valley.
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)
Engineer Tim Keegan brings T59 past Evergreen Packaging before shoving into plant to switch out the boxcars.
1702 leads west through the Jackson Line community of Swain Co.
GSMR 1702 pokes out of the trees along the shore of Fontana Lake.