Stunning weather has graced the East Coast throughout much of December, and this beautiful Saturday was no exception as empty Augusta ethanol cars approach Asheville for a crew change.
Augusta, GA ethanol empties are led by UP #7447 through beautiful fall colors as they approach Asheville on a cool October afternoon.
Empty woodchip hoppers (67E) are heading back to be reloaded north of Columbia, SC at Silverstreet on this cold November morning.
NS 8114, the original NS heritage engine, leads empty chip train 67E into the siding at Fort Mill for a meet with train 156.
Mty woodchip train 67E makes track speed southbound through Kannapolis with a pair GMTX and NS SD60's passing a northbound mty coal train.
Rain drops sit on barbed wire as empty wood chip hoppers creep downhill in the background. Just another day of mountain railroading here in western North Carolina.
The mountains of western North Carolina are cloaked in clouds on this spooky Halloween Day 2009, as 67E nears the end of its tortuous descent of the Southern Loops.
Having safely reached the bottom of the Old Fort Loops, 67E cools its heels on the main while waiting for a meet with 135.
An empty woodchip train is making a racket as it slowly descends from the crest of the Blue Ridge toward the town of Old Fort on a rainy fall day. Inspired by Railroad: Norfolk SouthernLocomotive: EMD SD60Location: Old Fort, North Carolina, USALocomotive #: NS 6606Train ID: NS 67EPhoto Date: October 31, 2009
Empty unit wood chip train.
Asheville-Columbia empty chip train 67E has just swapped out and is coming through the plant at Church Street in Salisbury.
67E's last car with the EOT flashing streaks through downtown Kannapolis as the fairly new "quad" gates begin to rise up.
NS empty chip train 67E, with a block of coal on the head end, swings through the equilateral #20 turnout at North Kannapolis.
Empty woodchip train rounds the bend at Summit Ave as it heads towards Charlotte Jct and the R-Line