SARM's restored Clinchfield F-unit looks right at home passing a classic scene along the former Clinchfield at the Penland post office.
The silence of a dark and chilly night at Penland, NC is broken by a southbound CSX time freight passing the historic Penland Post Office enroute to Spartanburg and points south.
Northbound CSX freight Q692 passes by the classic former Clinchfield Railroad scene at the Penland Post Office on a peaceful November evening deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Caro... (more)
In beautiful Penland, nestled deep in the Appalachian Mountains, a southbound CSX U303 makes it's way toward Spartanburg on the distinctive Clinchfield Railroad.
NB mty CSX hopper train eases pass the Penland, NC Post Office on a warm and pleasant Sat. evening in the early part of spring. Note the Buttercups sprouting at the base of the Sycamore tree.
A crossing gate holds back traffic (not a single car at this rural community grade crossing) as this northbound empty hopper train rolls downgrade toward Erwin, TN.
It looks like something out of Sleepy Hollow, but it's actually the Blue Ridge Sub.
This section of the ex-Clinchfield is certainly "hurry up and wait" territory. This NB manifest stopped for meets at Rocky then Toe River before getting back up to speed passing through Penland as... (more)
U23B 9552 leading a short work train at Penland, NC.
As if trying not to disturb the stillness of the Toe River Gorge, 92 empties behind a pair of AC's make a deceptively quiet descent down the valley at 22:10. In just a few moments, darkness will ... (more)
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