123 is strung out all the way from Dendron to the upper loop of High Fill on this beautiful February morning along the Blue Ridge.
NS 135 climbs the loops with one of the fresh SD70ACC rebuilds.
The newly painted NS 1801 SD70ACC unit leads the way past the Old Fort railroad station on its way to Asheville yard.
Asheville local P87 leads a few grain and wood chip cars west past the old Fort railroad station on its way back to Asheville yard.
Eastbound M23 begins descending down the loops at Old Fort.
Westbound train 135 nears the top of the the loops at Old Fort.
Westbound train 135 is seen ascending the grade at the bottom of the Old Fort Loops.
NS 135 rolls by the Old Fort station and recently restored Southern Railway caboose. The colors on the mountain were near peak, and the most vibrant I've ever seen them. The restoration of the Sou... (more)
A mixed bag of power leads westbound 135 on it's daily trek up Old Fort mountain.
After a quick stop in Old Fort to check for overheating equipment from its trip down the Southern Loops, 611 heads out of the mountains for the down hill run back to Spencer.
The NKP 587 and NW 1218 are doubleheading up the kudzu-covered Southern Loops, on their way to Asheville, NC, during the 1989 NRHS Convention. Today, the 587 is in pieces in Kentucky, and the 121... (more)
On a warm spring afternoon NS 8114 leads NS 123 down the loops at Old Fort NC
135 slowly climbs the loops in western North Carolina with a mixed bag of power on this beautiful late Winter afternoon.
PRLX 9556 (Ex BNSF, Exx BN) leads 135 out of downtown Old Fort to begin the climb up the loops.
The bitter cold that settled over the Blue Ridge mountains the first week of January has frozen Andrew's Geyser as P-87 makes the climb up the loops.