Blue Ridge Southern local W44 passes the classic Southern cantilever signal at Biltmore on their approach to the NS Asheville Yard.
Blue Ridge Southern 3939 kicks up dust pulling a long string of storage cars out of Flat Rock.
Since they ran quite early, I grabbed a quick shot of night shift Canton to Waynesville T73 as they switched the Giles Chemical epsom salt plant.
T59 ducks under the new Howell Mill Rd bridge after switching Evergreen packaging in the background. The train is headed for Addie with 8 tanks for Enterprise Products.
Blue Ridge Southern T59 departs Canton for Waynesville as the sun tries to burn through the early morning fog on a July morning.
T59, with white "extra" class light lit, sits at Balsam while the conductor sets the retainers. The downgrade for the next several miles east is very steep, upwards of 5%. This Tuesday run consist... (more)
T59 heads east a few miles from it's destination. Normally the train would not run on a Tuesday and normally it would stop in Sylva, but today the train ran on rarely used trackage to Dillsboro to... (more)
Eastbound BRS train W44 slowly creeps its way down the W-Line as it crosses I-40 in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A Blue Ridge Southern train has just entered NS tracks and is headed for the Yard to interchange cars with NS. Here, he is ducking below the classic Southern Railway cantilever style signal bridge... (more)