With clearing skies, Blue Ridge Southern's T31 crosses over North Hominy Creek just outside of Canton, NC on the ex. Southern Murphy Branch. The veteran lash-up was howling as they brought the 42 ... (more)
T31 is about to dig for the climb up into Canton. Leading the pack is 4205 sporting a one of a kind nose logo.
Coming back into Canton and lugging up the grade T31 passes the famous house and trestle.
Roaring back through town and just cresting the grade. T31 rolls by a bystander taking a video. I bet it was a good one with the train in notch 8 here.
After they finished working Evergreen Packaging T31 reverses back to change tracks and get ready to head to Asheville.
Blue Ridge Southern train T31 is getting their day started. Here they are pulling across the Pigeon River starting to building their train.
T31 is arriving back to Canton. They are struggling up the 3.3% grade with a loaded train for Canton.
T31 rolls across Camelback trestle in the peak of 2017 leaves.
Just as morning light gets over the mountain, the Evergreen yard switcher returns to the yard after switching the plant's power station. The locomotive has been recently repainted in a tribute sch... (more)
The crew of Blue Ridge Southern T31 brings their daily haul through the mountains of Haywood County, NC as they are on their way to Asheville. Here they are passing one of the many rural grade cro... (more)
The daily turn from Canton-Asheville is on the final few miles of it's westbound return as it crosses the high bridge just east of Canton, NC.
Climbing westbound toward Canton Yard with a solid loaded chip train, T31 crosses the 100 year old East Canton Trestle in beautiful storm light this afternoon.
T31 heads east through Hominy Valley.
T31 with a short train ducks under the Groundhog Rd. bridge bound for Asheville from Canton.