NS 134 passing through the Old Fort Loops at Coleman NC
N&W 611 leads NS 957 up the steep grade at Coleman NC, nestled in the middle of the famous loops at Old Fort NC.
A very unusual perspective of the Loops: as if looking up from the bowels of the earth, we see a local dropping down the Loops through one of many hairpin turns, flanges squealing, dynamics howlin... (more)
What a show! 8,000 HP worth of DC power roar out of Jarrett's Tunnel (hidden in the shadows). These two units were in Run 8 with the sanders going but were still only able to maintain about 15 MPH... (more)
Westbound 135 emerges from the very short Jarrets Tunnel as it climbs the Blue Ridge Mountains of the famous Old Fort Loops.
Westbound 135 struggles through the Old Fort Loops with 45 cars as it exits the first tunnel.
Even with only 8 cars, the GP38's on local P87 worked hard to climb the 3.0% grade of the Old Fort Loops.
RBB&B through the Southern loops