Blue Ridge Southern T59 running "Elephant Style" backs onto the Evergreen Packaging mill lead as boxcars await their next call to service.
T59 switches the boxcar track at Evergreen Packaging in Waynesville. This is Evergreen's finishing plant and is much smaller than the pulpwood plant in Canton. The track the locomotives are on hol... (more)
WAMX 3932 and 4 rock hoppers deposit some fresh ballast along the W line in Balfour.
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)
T59 woke me up this morning and since it was nice I decided to grab a few shots. Here they are slowing to a stop at Evergreen Packaging. The conductor will dismount and go to plant office for pape... (more)
Blue Ridge Southern's T59 job brings eight cars eastbound across the trestle spanning the Scott's Creek and Skyland drive near Willits, NC on a cool early Spring afternoon.
T59 has just slowed to stop just east of the Balsam Stop board. Here the conduction will set the retainers before heading down the steep grade ahead. Maintenance on the railroad's fleet of GP39-2s... (more)
T59 drops a sizeable cut of boxcars into the siding at Hazelwood before heading west with a tank train for Sylva. Maintenance on the railroad's fleet of GP39-2s has left the crew running long hood... (more)
T59 swaps out cars at Giles in Waynesville. The shot is framed by Bell UH-1 Iroquois, Huey, helicopter parked at the local VFW.
Watco's Blue Ridge Southern W44 departs Asheville under the classic Southern Railway signal bridge at Biltmore.
Built new as Delaware and Hudson 7619, WAMX 3932 sits on the house track in Canton awaiting attention from the Blue Ridge Southern mechanical team.
Blue Ride Southern T59 shoves across the Pigeon River while working the west yard in Canton, NC with a pair of WATCO GP39-2's in charge.
After working Evergreen Packaging in Waynesville, Blue Ridge Southern T59 works eastbound through Clyde, North Carolina on its way back to Canton with a former D&H EMD in the lead.
Blue Ridge Southern locomotives 3932, 4204 and 3943 sit idling at the railroad's Canton, NC headquarters awaiting another assignment.