BLU T33 sits tied down at Coburn in the morning sun.
Leaving Cars. The crew of T31 is preparing the consist while they pull forward with some rail cars that will be set off before the train proceeds to Asheville.
T31 is in notch 8 passing Coburn to make a run up the 3.3% grade back to Canton.
"All Uphill From Here" - Blue Ridge Southern's T31 'Asheville Turn' works their way westbound through the small community of Coburn, North Carolina, identified by an original Southern Ra... (more)
The daily Canton-Asheville turn accelerates through Coburn, NC with empty chips from the Evergreen Mill.
The silence of a soft rainfall on a small farm outside of the tiny community of Coburn, NC is broken by the sound of three WATCO SD40-2's screaming through the Blue Ridge Mountains as BLU T31 figh... (more)
The leftovers from winter storm Jonas still cover the ground near Coburn, NC as the daily Canton-Asheville turn (T31) cruises WB on a beautiful January afternoon.
Under a dreary western North Carolina sky, 5 Blue Ridge Southern EMD's lead the daily T31 (Canton-Asheville) Turn across a wooden bridge near the community of Coburn on the former Southern Railway... (more)
Definitely breaking the silence near the small community of Coburn, North Carolina, Four Blue Ridge Southern EMD's tackle the 2.8% grade westbound into Canton with a heavy T31.
A beautiful late November afternoon sees Watco's Blue Ridge Southern T-31 job WB for Canton, just west of Coburn, NC.
Do you want to build a snowman?
It appears the crew of the eastbound T31 job did, as they placed him on the nose of the 4205 for its eastbound run into Asheville after this latest snowstorm.
Nestled 15 miles west of Asheville along the former Southern Railway Murphy Branch is Coburn. It's been over 30 years since the merger and this location has seen Southern, NS and now Blue Ridge S... (more)
EMD's rule the former Southern Railway Murphy Branch as four Blue Ridge Southern SD40-3's cut through a field in rural western North Carolina.