Watco's Blue Ridge Southern train T-31 enters the S line at Murphy Jct on the approach to Asheville.
Blue Ridge Southern train T31 crossing the High Bridge east of Canton
Blue Ridge Southern T31 drags over high Bridge East of Canton with a hefty train in tow.
Blue Ridge Southern T31 pulls 'the bottom' at Canton on a nice sunny morning building their train to interchange with NS in Asheville.
Leaving Cars. The crew of T31 is preparing the consist while they pull forward with some rail cars that will be set off before the train proceeds to Asheville.
Working the Yard. T31 is building a train for the trip to interchange with NS in Asheville, NC. This train used to be reliable for a daily trip, including Saturdays, but recently has becom... (more)
Entering the Yard. T31 has made the trip from Canton and is crossing into the Asheville Yard behind the just arrived NS 136.
Heading West. T31 has built its train and has departed Canton for Asheville, a relatively quick journey down the Murphy Branch. Here it passes some old logging equipment that has been rust... (more)
Crossing the Bridge. The BLU crosses over this iconic bridge on its way from Canton to Asheville, NC.
Blue Ridge Southern train No. 31 grinds upgrade approaching Canton, NC on a sunny December afternoon.
Blue Ridge Southern train No. 31 rips up one of the many short, steep hills along the T Line near Enka as they head West for Canton.
Minutes after the arrival of 136, it's time for Watco's Blue Ridge Southern to cross the French Broad into Asheville with its inbound train from Canton.
T31 arrives at its destination as it curves under the classic signals and up the hump on the northwest side of Asheville Yard.
BLU T31 heads down the hill on the east side of Canton.
WAMX 4202 is tied down for the night next to the yard office in Canton, North Carolina.