Two decades after tuxedo painted locomotives vanished from the Southern Railway loops in western NC, Norfolk Southern's S&A heritage leads 162 into Old Fort, NC on a beautiful December morning.
A sight that screams "Southern Railway" as P-87 arrives in Old Fort with a High-hood passing the Southern Signals at West Old Fort.
The days are growing short for the C39-8's in service for NS. Here, 135 sweeps around the corner at Old Fort with NS #8584 leading the way. In a few short years, all of the C39's would be gone f... (more)
162 completes its run down the grade from Ridgecrest as it sweeps into Old Fort, NC to meet WB 165.
P87 has just arrived into Old Fort and the conductor is waiting for the train to enter the siding on this cool November morning.
Westbound afternoon Asheville to Old Fort roundtrip running the engines around the train preparing to head back to Asheville
UP #4104 leads westbound NS train 135 as it departs Old Fort and begins the climb up the Old Fort Loops.