A massive 123 with 146 cars, mid train DPUs and manned power on the rear begins its descent down the southern loops on its way from Asheville to Linwood, NC. The first few cars have just exited Bu... (more)
A very late 135 makes an unusual daylight appearance on the loops. Here, the train rumbles by the waypoint Graphite as the rear is visible wrapped around the horseshoe curve at High Fill.
123 slowly decends the Old Fort loops at Bruners Cut surrounded by Fall colors.
NS 123 winds around Andrews Geyser at Dendron, NC. The mid-train DPU's had barely disappeared on the high fill when the lead units appeared below.
123 slowly works eastbound down the famed loops of the Southern Railway between Old Fort and Ridgecrest, NC.
135 passes through the cut at Dendron on their way up the Old Fort Loops.
Dark rain clouds hang in the valley as Norfolk Southern train M23 approaches Old Fort, NC after having passed through the famed Loops.
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)