The Asheville, NC based local P87 reaches the top of its climb up the mountain behind it via the famed Old Fort Loops on January 29, 2019. This local retrieves loaded wood chip hoppers from Bridge... (more)
Empty hoppers leave Asheville, NC and head west to get reloaded with a pair of heritage units trailing.
The Conrail heritage unit compliments the blue paint on the silo and adds some color to a dreary winter day in North Carolina as it leads eastbound manifest train 135 out of town. The silo is a re... (more)
The daily Canton-Asheville turn departs Asheville running the way the Southern intended.
BLU T31 rumbles across the French Broad River in Asheville with a unit ballast train in tow.
Blue Ridge Southern's T-35 job passes the approach lit signal at the T 0.8 as it hauls the westbound GECX conveyor train to the Vulcan materials quarry near Enka.
The Blue Ridge Mountains dwarf the 100 loads of coal destined for Plant Marshall as two of Norfolk Southern's Dash 9's shove hard on the rear.
Fall color is slowing working it's way into the French Broad river valley as Blue Ridge Southern's T31 job departs Asheville for the run to Canton, NC.
Still wearing its Southern tuxedo GP38-2 5182 waits for its next assignment at Asheville.
The daily train from Canton is arriving with a former DRGW SD45 still looking great albeit with all new innards.
T31 looks right at home on the NS. They are seen here crossing the French Broad River coming into Asheville, NC.
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.