Q693 winds its way to the summit just ahead at Altapass, passing one of the few on-line customers: the Quartz Corporation at the waypoint once known as Floatation.
153 crosses the state line from SC to GA at Lake Hartwell.
Blue Ridge Southern's run to Canton pulls the grade out of the French Broad River basin at the fixed approach signal to Murphy Junction.
611 pulls out of the NCTM lead on it's victory run to Roanoke following the restoration. P88 with intermodal from Charlotte makes an appearance on Track 1. A throng of railfans just north of her... (more)
P42 has run around the boxcars and heads south over Thicketty Creek on the Piedmont Division main. The train will switch the WestRock paper mill just a few miles to the south at Cowpens.
CSX's Spartanburg to Pelzer, SC local carries a bunch of boxcars over the former Piedmont & Northern's Enoree River trestle on its trip down the Belton Sub to work Greenville and interchange with ... (more)
The 80's movie "Brewster's Millions" opened with a scene where the train crawls through the outfield of a minor league baseball game. It's not quite that extreme at Fluor Field, home of... (more)
The Lackawana heritage unit leads 213 south on the Piedmont Division, crossing a swollen Saluda River as it approaches the south end of the Greenville area double track at Crosswell.
N312, coal loads for Cliffside, crosses the Catawba River and Lake James just north of the Marion siding on the Blue Ridge Sub. The distinctive outline of Shortoff Mountain is in the distance.
The DPU on N312, coal loads for Duke Energy's Cliffside Steam Station on the Brice Spur, crosses the Toe River and passes the elderly Clinchfield signal at NE Toe River.
The DPU on N312, coal loads for Duke Energy's Cliffside Steam Station on the Brice Spur, pushes the 92 loads up the gentle but lengthy grade of the Blue Ridge Sub.
An empty potash train weaves through the curvature at the north end of Green Mountain on the Blue Ridge Sub.
L&C train 14 switches the Circle S facility as their first stop of the day. In the distance, a crew begins their day on cleanup of a recent derailment.
L&C train number 14 runs east by the local landmark restaurant, the Wagon Wheel, famous for fried squash. This is near several former Springs Industries textile mills, whose office staffs and ven... (more)
A late-running P86 approaches the Amtrak station in Spartanburg en route to a chemical plant in nearby White Stone.