T31 with only 5 cars crosses the French Broad River on Norfolk Southern's S-line at Murphy Junction. Just a few hundred yards ahead, the train will diverge onto the Murphy Branch with chip loads ... (more)
Local Work. On the last day that NS 123 runs the Southern Loops from Asheville, Blue Ridge Southern works the Asheville Yard in preparation for its return trip to Canton, NC. 123 is the tr... (more)
After putting together their train in Asheville. T31 with 4205 leading passes the fixed approach signal on the Murphy Branch.
T31 is about to enter Canton as they are seen here jut out of town fighting the 3.3% grade.
Rolling through the beautiful Western North Carolina countryside. T31 the Blue Ridge Southern's daily Canton to Asheville turn make's it's way back to Canton on the Murphy Branch.
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.
Watco's Blue Ridge Southern T-31 crosses the High Bridge on it's westbound return to Canton from Asheville.
The Blue Ridge Southern's T31 job has arrived at the Norfolk Southern yard in Asheville, North Carolina. The crew has disconnected from their train and pulls the 4 EMD's through the yard in order ... (more)
A short Blue Ridge Southern T31 heads through Candler with BLU 4201 leading the train back to Canton.
Most people don't know that dash dash dot dash is Morse Code for train.
The Blue Ridge Southern is a pretty cool railroad. I didn't do too awful bad on my first visit.
A short T31 dives into the dip at Enka with a short Westbound train bound for the yard at Canton.
T31 departs the NS yard at Asheville, passing some of the local artwork as they are about to get back on home rails around the corner at Murphy Jct.
Asheville's Art District is all about the love.
The Blue Ridge Southern's SD40M-2 lettered as WAMX 4201 is set out on a track in the yard in Canton, North Carolina. Originally built for the Southern Pacific in 1966 as an SD45, the locomotive wa... (more)