Blue Ridge Southern train T31 builds its train at the railroad's main yard in Canton. Leading is a former Frisco SD45.
Engineer M. Allen and Conductor C. Bussard bring T31 west through the countryside of Candler, NC with a big block of woodchips and other mixed freight for Canton as they near the 11 Milepost on th... (more)
Blue Ridge Southern train T31, the daily Canton-Asheville run with traffic for NS, crosses the Pigeon River as it builds its train in Canton.
BLU T31 comes into Asheville Yard, where they will tie down their train and get onto a Skyland bound coal train before doing their work.
T31 rolls through the giant dip at Enka, headed from Canton to Asheville with mostly empty woodchip cars.
Blue Ridge Southern T31 leaves Canton bound for Asheville with the daily turn.
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.
Blue Ridge Southern T31 screams up the Camelback Grade, clinging to a lush hillside, as it approaches Canton.
The silence of a soft rainfall on a small farm outside of the tiny community of Coburn, NC is broken by the sound of three WATCO SD40-2's screaming through the Blue Ridge Mountains as BLU T31 figh... (more)
Blue Ridge Southern's daily turn, T31, has just completed its work at the yard in Asheville and is now in full retreat back toward Canton. It is passing by one of the numerous features of Ashevill... (more)
Veteran Blue Ridge Southern Engineer Dennis Cain brings eastbound T31 into the dip at "Vulcan" 7 Miles from Murphy Junction on the Murphy Branch.
With Dynamic Brakes howling, Blue Ridge Southern T31 works downgrade toward Asheville on a crystal clear December morning the T Line.
WAMX 4202 leads BLU T31 across the French Broad River into Asheville.
BLU T31 is going down into the dip at Vulcan's Enka Quarry.
Under a dreary western North Carolina sky, 5 Blue Ridge Southern EMD's lead the daily T31 (Canton-Asheville) Turn across a wooden bridge near the community of Coburn on the former Southern Railway... (more)