NS 123 winds around Andrews Geyser at Dendron, NC. The mid-train DPU's had barely disappeared on the high fill when the lead units appeared below.
123 is strung out all the way from Dendron to the upper loop of High Fill on this beautiful February morning along the Blue Ridge.
After descending the Old Fort Loops, M23 eases downhill just East of the Dendron signal as they march East.
An eastbound NS mixed freight traverse`s the famous Loops between Ridgecrest and Old Fort NC
Train 65D works its way up the old Southern Loops. It's just starting to sink its teeth in to the grade as it works its way toward Andrews Geyser and High Fill.
NS 957 The Blue Ridge Special starts up the hill and to the loops at Dendron. And I got to say I was very happy with this spot because you could hear him working. And that was a cool thing to see.... (more)
NS train 135 begins its assault of the Blue Ridge Mountains on the famous NS S-Line Loops
An Amtrak excursion sponsored by the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC begins its climb to Asheville NC up the famous NS Loops west of Old Fort NC
162 drops down the Old Fort loops just below Dendron with two Canadian cowl units leading on this beautiful first day of December.
135 climbs the Southern Loops in Western North Carolina as it passes the classic SR station sign at Dendron.
Afternoon westbound roundtrip from Asheville to Old Fort.
NS #9382 leads eastbound Bridgewater-Asheville turn job P87 through Dendron on the Old Fort Loops.
The sun streams in through the same break in the ridges that the old Southern Railway uses to escape the Old Fort Loops and head down into downtown Old Fort
Fog turns to rain as low clouds move into the valleys of the Blue Ridge mountains near Old Fort, NC. Westbound manifest 135 is just beginning its ascent of the steep grade toward Asheville known a... (more)
Passengers on the Old Fort Loops! In this aerial view, we see the North Carolina Transportation Museum's "Blue Ridge Special" crossing Mill Creek on a bridge most folks never see.