T31 returns from Asheville with 4 SD45 rebuilds notched up on their way west to Canton with a long train.
An SD45 rebuilt into an SD40 with an ex-CRIP SD40-2 behind it lead a short freight out of Janesville on a windy May evening.
Blue Ridge Southern T31 drags over high Bridge East of Canton with a hefty train in tow.
Blue Ridge Southern T31 pulls 'the bottom' at Canton on a nice sunny morning building their train to interchange with NS in Asheville.
T31 slowly crosses the bridge east of Canton with a train of interchange traffic off NS.
Four SD45 carbodies lead a long T31 back into Canton.
Blue Ridge Southern T31 swings across the Pigeon River in Canton while building their train for Asheville.
A scene that is on borrowed time. A daily routine of BLU T31 pulling 'the bottom' which is the track of outbound cars from the paper mill in Canton, NC is coming to a close due to the mill announc... (more)
At the south end of the yard a departing southbound train with an ex-WM veteran.
I like SD40s, especially the "no dash" carbody ones and in this originally PRR, ex PC, ex CR we have the best of both worlds. It's leading a CSX empty hopper train on NS approaching Na... (more)
With a former C&O unit in charge a mixed freight climbs the grade on the "loops" of the former Clinchfield Railroad.
Back in the day when our railroad club actually could get a quorum... (more)
A southbound grain extra out in the beautiful fields of rural central Kentucky. Lead unit may know the way, being originally L&N. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.... (more)
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.
Working the Yard. T31 is building a train for the trip to interchange with NS in Asheville, NC. This train used to be reliable for a daily trip, including Saturdays, but recently has becom... (more)
Entering the Yard. T31 has made the trip from Canton and is crossing into the Asheville Yard behind the just arrived NS 136.