N&W J 611 climbs the Loops near Old Fort, North Carolina during it's April 10, 2016 trip to Ashville.
P87 works its way east in the morning light out of Old Fort Yard along the S-line
Eastbound P87 rounds the curve at High Fill, on their way down the Old Fort Loops with a decent sized train in tow.
Former Southern Railway #7063 looks right at home as it leads eastbound P60 at sunset by the restored station in Old Fort, NC.
P87 passes through Parkers' Padget after picking up empty woodchip cars at Old Fort.
Last of the Loops. On what appears to be the last day it is running, NS 123 appears on the Southern Loops at High Fill as it begins its run down this side of the mountain and into Old Fort... (more)
123 has just descended the loops and heads east under old US 70.
Look what's in the back yard! The family dog appears to pay no attention as 1218 blasts around one of the loops heading for Asheville, NC.
123 slowly makes it's way down the former Southern Railway loops in western North Carolina as Fall colors work into the mountains.
P87 climbs the Loops on their return trip to Asheville with 10 woodchip loads, passing the fill above Andrews Geyser.
Headed down the mountain from Ridgecrest to Old Fort, P87 passes through Bruners Cut with their empty woodchip cars for Bridgewater.
A train of empty MOW flats drifts down the mountain at Bruner's Cut as it traverses the famous Southern Loops.
123 breaks the silence in Old Fort on a cold January evening.
Easing through the loops as the engines cross Mill Creek and Mill Creek Road. The train has 100 cars and a pair of engines as DPU spliced in between cars 69 and 70 (not visible).
A massive 123 with 146 cars, mid train DPUs and manned power on the rear begins its descent down the southern loops on its way from Asheville to Linwood, NC. The first few cars have just exited Bu... (more)