Blue Ridge Southern 3939 kicks up dust pulling a long string of storage cars out of Flat Rock.
WAMX 3932 and 4 rock hoppers deposit some fresh ballast along the W line in Balfour.
Train T73 heads west by the old depot site in near perfect light.
On a beautiful Easter afternoon in Hendersonville, a rare daylight run of the usual night job W44 switches the Kimberley-Clark facility after heavy rains in the area delayed the regular delivery o... (more)
A rare sighting in Hendersonville has Blue Ridge Southern W44, which is normally a night job, is on its way north back to Arden with 2 empty hoppers. This job usually works during weeknights but r... (more)
The daily Canton-Asheville turn departs Asheville running the way the Southern intended.
BLU T31 rumbles across the French Broad River in Asheville with a unit ballast train in tow.
Blue Ridge Southern's T-35 job passes the approach lit signal at the T 0.8 as it hauls the westbound GECX conveyor train to the Vulcan materials quarry near Enka.
With clearing skies, Blue Ridge Southern's T31 crosses over North Hominy Creek just outside of Canton, NC on the ex. Southern Murphy Branch. The veteran lash-up was howling as they brought the 42 ... (more)
Fall color is slowing working it's way into the French Broad river valley as Blue Ridge Southern's T31 job departs Asheville for the run to Canton, NC.
T31 is about to dig for the climb up into Canton. Leading the pack is 4205 sporting a one of a kind nose logo.
Coming back into Canton and lugging up the grade T31 passes the famous house and trestle.
Roaring back through town and just cresting the grade. T31 rolls by a bystander taking a video. I bet it was a good one with the train in notch 8 here.
T31 is in notch 8 passing Coburn to make a run up the 3.3% grade back to Canton.
T31 passes through the country side of Candler, NC as the mountains for which this railroad was named after makes a nice backdrop for this photo.