A DPU coal train bound from Loyall KY to the FEC in Jacksonville works its way through the Toe River Gorge of North Carolina.
A northbound hopper train eases through a temporary 15mph slow order at the north end of the Sevier siding on its way back to the coal fields for another load.
The NS OCS train departs Charlotte Yard loaded with railroad executives making a visits in Linwood and Roanoke later in the day.
NS 166 makes an early-morning arrival behind a pair of Warbonnets, a pumpkin, and an N&W SD40-2.
NS 128 smokes it up leaving New Spencer Yard.
Its been a long journey, but the circus train finally arrives in Asheville, 5 hours behind schedule. It would still make Cincinnati on time for the next show.
The circus train begins its assault on the Loops at Old Fort.
Extra power for the Barber locals waits to be picked up and returned to Linwood.
An eastbound coal train eases to a stop to wait for a replacement crew before heading south.
The task of delivering the animal cars from the Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey Circus train was given to the Tryon Street crew. They head south with the animal cars in tow at Graham.