Two Southern Railway GP-38's with a short westbound freight have just clawed their way upgrade out of the Nantahala Gorge and reached the summit at Topton.
Two Southern Railway GP-38's tread lightly through the Nantahala Gorge with an eight-car freight westbound for Andrews, NC on Southern's Murphy Branch.
GP38-2's were the normal switchers for Simpson yard in the 1980's and into the 1990's. Today you may find these or SW1500's.
A UP "Flag" passes a small pond at Hillsdale, WY. The thunderstorm in the background was putting out 1" hail, so I didn't stick around long :). Canon EOS D60, Canon EF 28mm f/2.8, 1/750 sec @ 8 (... (more)