A re-routed 288 from Jacksonville, FL cruises along the banks of the French Broad river in Marshall, NC heading to Asheville for storage. The spillway in the foreground is deceptive as the river ... (more)
The Monongahela heritage looks right at home hauling coal, albeit about 600 miles south of it's namesake line in PA. Catawba loads for Plant Marshall cross the French Broad river on a beautiful a... (more)
The Nickel Plate Heritage unit leads eastbound coal loads for Duke Energy's Skyland powerplant south of Asheville, NC. Once the train arrives in Asheville a Blue Ridge Southern crew will jump on ... (more)
Spring is in the air in western North Carolina as the Southern returns to home rails and leads westbound 165 across the River line at Nocona.
A local fisherman has just started to pull his catch out of the French Broad river as Norfolk Southern's original N&S heritage unit leads westbound Plant Marshall empties through the quint town in... (more)
Is this Northern California or North Carolina?
A rare set of power on UP rails these days is especially ultra rare in western North Carolina, as two patched SP units lead westbound 135 under ... (more)
A beautiful late fall afternoon sees the quiet sounds of downtown Marshall broken as westbound 135 cruises through town with a trio of foreign power.
An early morning spring snowfall has given way to clear skies as CP #9547 leads a mixed bag of power, including NS #6920 across the French Broad River near Marshall, NC.
Conducting the world's most exclusive railfan club, AKA the Lexington Group, on its tour of the magnificence of western North Carolina is the equally magnificent assemblage of well seasoned motive... (more)
Winter is in full swing in the mountains of Western, NC as M35 passes through Rollins in route to Knoxville, TN.
Eastbound extra "M34" passes through Marshall, NC on this crisp fall afternoon.
Southern 630 blasts through downtown Marshall in route to Asheville during the recent November excursion. The S-Line follows the French Broad River for most of its journey to Asheville, as it doe... (more)
The 750 passes eastbound through Marshall with the Marshall Operator and other bystanders watching.
Blasting through the unique town of Marshall along the French Broad River, NS 951 continues its eastbound run to Asheville from Knoxville along the former Southern mainline.
NS 952 passes through Marshall, NC on the banks of the French Broad River with a passenger special for The Lexington Group, the train is returning to Knoxville from Asheville, NC.