Loaded Catawba man 744 winds its way east down the Old Fort Loops, seen here at Bruner's Cut near Graphite with the N&W Heritage and Blue Mane DC - AC motors working the head end, and the Jersey C... (more)
In the light of blue hour on a gloomy spring evening, the Wabash heritage unit brings NS 123 over the Catawba River on the S-Line as it makes its way toward Linwood, NC.
The Wabash heritage unit makes a 25 MPH dash towards Linwood, North Carolina while leading manifest 123 on the S-Line.
Approaching the east portal of Swannanoa Tunnel, Asheville Local P87 climbs up the famed "Old Fort Loops" with woodchips from Bridgewater billed to Evergreen and the BLU.
NS 1067 has seen its better days. None the less it's still earning its keep 5 years later on a Linwood bound slop freight from Cincinnati.
NS P61 heads westbound through the agricultural rich countryside of Elmwood, NC.
Prior to entering the famed Southern Loops of Norfolk Southern's S-Line, NS p87 passes a quant mountain scene just west of the community of Old Fort, NC, complete with seasonal trees and a very ac... (more)
The Blue Ridge Special
After crossing the Old Fort Loops NS 958 "Blue Ridge Special" with J-Class 611 in charge, sprint once again through Black Mountain, NC on its final leg of i... (more)
After coming off the T-Line at Murphy Junction, Blue Ridge Southern T31-05 works up the high lead on the west end of Norfolk Southern's Asheville Yard. This train would end being one of the last ... (more)
Having just departed Barber, P61 throttles up as they roll into Elmwood on a clear February afternoon.
NS 66E thunders east along the NS S Line just after sunset on May 11, 2016.
NS 162 climbs upgrade into Ridgecrest, North Carolina with the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in the background.
After crossing the Old Fort Loops NS 958 "Blue Ridge Special" with J-Class 611 in charge, sprint once again through Black Mountain, NC on its final leg of its run to Asheville, NC. It wa... (more)
Cooler temperatures this April morning create the conditions for a nice smoke plume as N&W J class #611 leads The Blue Ridge Special through a nice dip in ... (more)
With half of the Blue Ridge Special excursion in the books, fireman Cheri George and engineer Scott Lindsay appear all smiles as the train backs towards the loading area.